Silver-Y Autographa gamma - some photos and notes
Silver-Y Autographa gamma
Silver-Y, Monks Eleigh Garden, Suffolk, England, August 2009 - click for larger image Monks Eleigh Garden, Suffolk, England
August 2009

The Silver-Y flies by day as well as night and can be seen at dusk feeding on garden flowers. Most are immigrants from Europe as few manage to survive the British winter.

The colour varies from grey to brown with an occasional purplish hue but it always has the distinctive Y mark on the wings.

There is a page on this species at UK Moths.
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