A marvellous disappearance

Brenda writes: “It was much colder last night and there were just three moths; turnip, large wainscot and a really beautiful merveille du jour with a very dark cross-bar. I tried to get it to sit on a leaf so I could take a nice photo of it but it dropped into the grass and vanished. How do they do that?”

A beautifully marked merveille du jour

No new species for October 22nd:

Birds = 223
Moths = 252
Wildflowers = 289