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VeldaJ
07-10-2002, 03:30 PM
I was lucky enough to capture this photo of a six-spot burnet day-flying moth this afternoon.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/10-Jul-2002/SixSpot_Burnet2.jpg

Anthony Carter
07-10-2002, 04:07 PM
I have never seen one of those. Are they native to your area?

MissMouse
07-10-2002, 08:15 PM
wow cool I like those red spots......

devbrain
07-10-2002, 08:25 PM
Neat!

Never heard of those before, let alone seen one!!

Thus proving the adage that you learn something new every day!

geckonia
07-10-2002, 08:53 PM
How odd that grey looks. I like the red spots too :)

surreal
07-10-2002, 10:56 PM
The moth is a living work of art in the midst of lush golden flowers.
surreal :D

OhThatGirl2001
07-11-2002, 01:56 AM
Wow - a minnie mouse moth!

Cool.

Lisa

Bobby D
07-11-2002, 05:44 PM
My Dear Wife, Velda J, When I passed my old camera on to you I did not expect such competition quite so fast! Well Done, Indeed. I heartily endorse previous comments. :clap: :clap:

VeldaJ
07-11-2002, 06:34 PM
Thanks for all the encouragement. Actually, I'd never come across one of these before and thought I'd got something really unusual. The Guide Book of British Wildlife, however, tells me that they are very common throughout Gt.Britain and Ireland, which just goes to show that I must have been going around with my eyes shut. I'll be watching out for them from now on, you can be sure.

AriadneArts
07-11-2002, 09:25 PM
Velda, beautiful moth, great shot. I hear you re: keeping your eyes open. I'm finding things on my own little acre that I hadn't noticed before, since I got my new 995. :D