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Moths of Britain and Europe
A gallery of photographs taken by Adrian Hoskins
Photographs taken in southern England.
 
On this page you will find a small but growing selection of images depicting the amazing variety of moths found in Britain and Europe. Clicking on any of these images takes you to a page dedicated to that species, describing it's lifecycle and behaviour, and illustrated with a selection of full size images. More marvellous moths from other regions of the world can be seen by clicking on the links below.
 
Moths of the Malaysia and Borneo    |    Moths of the Amazon and Andes
 

Fox moth Elephant Hawkmoth Angle Shades

Green Carpet moth Leopard moth Coxcomb Prominent

Crimson Grass moth Cinnabar moth Common Grass moth

Rush Veneer moth Burnished Brass 6-spot Burnet

   
Many-plumed moth    
 
Moths of the Malaysia and Borneo    |    Moths of the Amazon and Andes
 
                                                       
Almost every British and European species of butterfly is declining rapidly in numbers, due in most cases to loss or degradation of habitats.
 
You can help to reverse the decline by supporting conservation organisations which purchase and manage habitats as nature reserves, and which lobby government at local, national and international levels, often very successfully, to bring about changes in farming, forestry and urban development policies.
 
Please contact the conservation organisations for advice on how you can help protect British and European butterflies and their habitats. You may be able to offer practical help e.g. by monitoring butterfly populations or helping to manage nature reserves. Donations to these organisations enable them to employ ecologists and biologists. Even if you are unable to provide such help, merely having your name on the membership list can be a powerful tool for conservation organisations wishing to demonstrate the levels of support they have for their policies.

 

 

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