crispash's picture

What is it?

Observed: 2nd April 2012 By: crispash

Like a small fat Humming-bird Hawk moth with transparent wings and long (nearly bodylength)tongue which it used to collect pollen (wife's description & photos).
On Forget-me-nots - not much else flowering at the moment.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


Sarah West's picture

I did a blog post about this

I did a blog post about this a couple of years ago that you might find interesting, see (Sarah's blog, April 2009).

Sarah West
OPAL Community Scientist
Yorkshire and Humber

crispash's picture

Thanks Sarah,

I figured out what it was last night but that's a wonderful picture. My wife saw it and I'll be looking out for it in future!

Chris Pashley