Ginger Moth or not?

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Trev62
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Ginger Moth or not?

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I found an image in the internet that was labelled "Ginger Moth", >coc< But it must have a proper name! Its furry head reminded me of one of the bats we get in Bulgaria. There are many of these around at present and I have never seen them before so over to you experts for some help!!
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Cracked it....... it would seem it is an Oak Eggar moth of the female persuasion, wonderful thing this internet if you ask it the right question!! Lovely moth, certainly has more hair on its head than I do :-D
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Didn't see this before! We saw a few of these for the 1st time this year when we were on holiday in Wester Ross, Scotland. As you say a beautiful moth!
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There are two and a half thousand Moth species in the UK.

So good show for any identification !!

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Richard wrote:There are two and a half thousand Moth species in the UK.


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How many in Bulgaria then?
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2,988 according to Wikipedia Mo (Inc Butterflies - think there's about 60 of them)..

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