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Autumn Mothing #4

The short late autumn day saw the light shining in the box/ironbark bush by by five thirty, and the first moth arrived soon after, a small tortricid barely 10 mm long. As expected it was fairly quiet for the next hour, but then things changed dramatically when the first Batwing Moth, Chelepteryx collesi, (Anthelidae), flew […]

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Autumn Mothing #3

It was back up into the foothills and Gladstone Creek for this session. There had been some rain since the last visit, and the vegetation was looking a lot fresher. There was some water in the pool beneath the cliff too, the birds would appreciate that. With the light shining soon after 6 PM, action […]

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