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Re: Communal dragonfly and butterfly thread

Originally Posted by brian1208 View Post
thanks Peter, the Mint moth is one of the day-flying Micro Moth family and is wide-spread and common, but being quite tiny is often over-looked in the garden.

The movement with the White was a direct consequence of having such a low shutter speed when trying to capture take off, like so many bugs and bees, butterflies accelerate very rapidly on take off (and I usually miss the moment as a consequence )
Brian, I have my fair share of misses too. It would be a good competition to post our worst (or worst we have kept) with one of our best to show it was just a matter of timing

I will look up the Mint moth and see just how common it is. I don't remember ever seeing one... so you could have declared it as a real rarity.
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