sugar
wine-ropes
blossom
light
bats

info  |  bats & moths  |  taking part  |  recording techniques  |  nmrs  |  sponsor: www.nearmepayday.loan 
 

Ivy Blossom

Ivy blossom offers a useful source of nectar for hungry moths. A dusk visit with a torch may reveal a surprising number of species.

Looking at any flowering plants may produce feeding moths. The spectacular Convolvulus Hawk-moth is particularly attracted to the flowers of Tobacco Plant (Nicotiana) at dusk, where it hovers in front of the flower and uses its 14cm proboscis like a straw to drink the nectar.

 



Copyright © 2014-2020 www.NationalMothNight.Info. All rights reserved