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Thursday, 2 August 2012

Meadow Pipit and food

During a walk through Lumbutts and out onto the moors I saw a Meadow Pipit carrying food so it's probably raising a late brood. Nothing unusual about this but does anyone have any ideas on what insect it may have in its beak, some kind of moth perhaps?


5 comments:

Bruce said...

It looks like a moth species to me!

Anyone else be more accurate?

Bruce said...

Second thoughts. It looks like a Skipper - a bit pale though.

brian leecy said...

Hi Jeff,looks like a Antler Moth,should be lots about now.regards Bri.

Bruce said...

So it is (was) a moth!

Thanks Brian for the ID

Jeff Cox said...

Cheers Brian, it's always good to know someone can id creatures even from poor photos!