The Wildlife of
the West Country

A-Z Index

Moths of the West Country

Unlike butterflies, moths are not so easy to spot. Apart from a few types that fly in the daytime, most will be hidden on leaves or tree trunks, so a little more work will be needed to find them. The tiny grass moths are the easiest to find.

Burnet Companion

Chimney Sweeper Moth

Common Heath

Five-spot Burnet Moth

Forester Moth

Grass Rivulet
Hook-streak Grass-veneerHummingbird Hawk-mothPurple and Gold
Satyr PugScarlet Tiger MothSmall Fan-footed Wave