|Narycia duplicella, Westcott 30th May|
|Green Silver-lines, Westcott 30th May|
This evening I checked our supply of hedge woundwort and was pleased to find two examples of the tortrix Endothenia nigricostana enjoying the sunshine. It has been an annual here since 2011 and undoubtedly breeds on these plants in the garden, keeping company with our many Woundwort Shield-bugs. While out looking at some poplar trunks near Greatmoor, Bucks earlier this afternoon the only thing of interest proved to be a smart fully-grown White Satin caterpillar.
|Endothenia nigricostana, Westcott 31st May|
|White Satin larva, Greatmoor 31st May|