Despite the rain yesterday evening I decided to run the trap in my central Oxford garden as at least it was rather warm. In the event I only had 1 Brimstone, 1 Bee Moth, 1 Muslin and 1 Least Black Arches to show for my efforts. However, the main point of interest was inside my house where I came across what I think is a Clouded-bordered Brindle, freshly emerged and still inflating its wings. I've no idea how it got indoors, whether it came in as a caterpillar on someone's clothing but it was fascinating to watch the wings inflate. I released it in the back garden once it was fully formed.
|partially inflated wings...|
|...and fully inflated|