Sparrow feeding on Parsnip Moth larvae

Sparrow feeding on Parsnip Moth larvae

Observation - Sparrow feeding on Parsnip Moth larvae - UK and Ireland. Description: This is a juv, but there has ben a regular flock of sparrows feeding amongst the flower heads of Hogweed. They come out carrying grubs - which are the larvae of Parsnip Moth - and the juvs have learned from the adults about this good source of protein!

This is a juv, but there has ben a regular flock of sparrows feeding amongst the flower heads of Hogweed. They come out carrying grubs - which are the larvae of Parsnip Moth - and the juvs have learned from the adults about this good source of protein!