It's a miracle that this Great Oak Beauty remained undisturbed all morning, but I'm grateful it did- a very welcome first for the garden. Despite its nationally scarce status, the moth appears to be quite well distributed through Surrey with several fellow enthusiasts also getting lucky this week...
|Great Oak Beauty- to give an idea of size, I had to pot it up in a pint glass.|
|The diagnostic underside markings.|
|Heart & Club and Heart & Dart|
|The Sycamore- another addition to the garden list, though quite literally overshadowed by the Beauty.|