|An unusual view of the Eyed Hawk showing how its forewings have warning flashes of pink below as well as the 'eyes' on top|
A vintage morning in the eggboxes today: no fewer than five different kinds of hawk moth were nestling among the mini-swarms of immigrant Diamond-back micros.
I was fairly sure yesterday evening that it would be a good catch overnight; for the first time since early May, the temperature was really warm. We could almost have had supper out of doors. But this did better than my best hopes.