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Silver Y

The Silver Y moth (Autographia gamma). it's a medium-sized, silver-grey moth with white y-shaped mark on the forewing.


This one was one of many seen recently, feeding during a nice warm day. The silver Y is one of the world's great migrant insects, and travels from warmer climes each year to breed in the UK and Northern Europe. It cannot survive our winters.


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Taken on September 7, 2012