Moths - UK Migrants

Migrant moths seen in the UK. Migrants recorded in the Isle of Man marked with a ☆
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Clifden Nonpareil moth

Exotic migrant moths invade Britain under cover of darkness

Hummingbird Hawkmoth ☆

Hummingbird Hawkmoth ☆

Dark Sword-grass - Agrotis ipsilon, Nature Spot ☆

Dark Sword-grass or Ipsilon Dart - Agrotis ipsilon, Nature Spot ☆

Palpita Moth

The weather's gone quackers! Ducks born six months early and roses bloom in November

a Palpita Moth

Rosy Underwing moth

Exotic migrant moths invade Britain under cover of darkness

Pearly Underwing....... 11.11.15 ☆

Pearly Underwing....... 11.11.15 ☆

Convolvulus Hawk-moth ☆

May 2015 Events: RSPB Lowestoft and District Local Group: Talks and Walks

Death's-head Hawk moth ☆

Exotic migrant moths invade Britain under cover of darkness

The Delicate, Mythimna vitellina - UK Moths ☆

The Delicate, Mythimna vitellina - UK Moths ☆

Diamond-back Moth (Plutella xylostella) ☆ In the British Isles it is one of the commonest migrant moths with annual influxes often in the millions.

Diamond-back Moth (Plutella xylostella) ☆ In the British Isles it is one of the commonest migrant moths with annual influxes often in the millions.

Rusty Dot Pearl - Udea ferrugalis ☆

Description and photographs of the moth: Rusty Dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis

Bordered Straw- darker second generation ☆

Bordered Straw- darker second generation ☆

The Crimson speckled

Exotic migrant moths invade Britain under cover of darkness

Photograph: Robert Thompson/Butterfly Conservation- A crimson speckled moth. Increasing numbers of rare migrant species are believed to have arrived in the UK due to the hot summer and warm autumn

Vestal moth

Exotic migrant moths invade Britain under cover of darkness

Last year also saw the largest number of Vestal moths (pictured) entering the UK…

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