Buckfastleigh Moth

By KarenFB
We were very lucky to see this Atlas Moth at the Butterfly & Otter Centre. It was resting right by the wooden bridge in the middle of the greenhouse, unfortunately it has a chunk missing from its lower right wing.

Tags: Moth Insect Pets and captive animals Atlas moth

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Comments


21 Aug 2013 6:36AM
Big, bright and very handsome, Karen.
(Just like me really).
Not the easiest place to take pictures.

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CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
21 Aug 2013 6:44AM
What a stunning moth, Karen, would love to see one of these beauties. Carol
Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 6:56AM
Very striking!, excellent capture.
Nigel
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 7:20AM
Wonderful image. Striking colours.
Ayoob 5 Australia
21 Aug 2013 8:25AM
Beautiful colourful image ,very well taken and presented........GrinGrinGrin
lovely colourful capture
well taken

David
netta1234 Plus
4 381 2 Wales
21 Aug 2013 10:33AM
Lovely detailed image KarenSmile
NettaSmile
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 169 England
21 Aug 2013 11:43AM
Thank you everyone! Grin
21 Aug 2013 11:51AM
Superb Atlas moth image, well detailed
Regards brian
21 Aug 2013 11:53AM
still a lovely creature though superbly captured too
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 7:35PM
Still s a stunnerSmile

Adrian
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
21 Aug 2013 9:50PM
I bet Ade Osmant wouldn't find one of these in his traps!WinkGrin A splendid close up of this enormous moth, it certainly is a magnificent specimen and so beautifully coloured and marked too.
21 Aug 2013 10:58PM
Stunning. Cathy
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 169 England
22 Aug 2013 9:22AM
Thank you for the c&c's everyone! Smile
22 Aug 2013 3:01PM
Beautiful image Karen well spotted and presented
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 169 England
22 Aug 2013 4:17PM
Thank you Hilary! Smile

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