Competition 2023 – Photography – 18 and over – Marian Coburn – (1) Emperor moth (Saturnia pavonia)

By Marian Coburn

A male Emperor moth (Saturnia pavonia) at rest on heather on the slopes of Meall Buidhe with the peak of Stuchd an Lochain in the background. These are two Scottish mountains (Munros). Photo taken in May 2023. Glen Lyon.
Competition: 2023 - Photography - 18 and over
Insect order: Butterflies and moths
Species: Emperor moth, Saturnia pavonia
Picture taken in: United Kingdom

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