Dordogne Butterfly Birdwatching

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Dordogne Wildlife Diary

  • Giant Peacock moth

    We went on a short break to Roussillon recently camping on the Med coast and found this fabulous moth at a motorway service station. Joseph saw it first and I went back to photograph it. Similar looking to the Emperor moth in UK it is much larger - and like the Emperor related to the exotic silk moths. Europe's largest moth it can look like a small bat when it flies. Pretty scary with those big 'eyes' to deter predators...

    Next thing Joseph found a Poplar Hawk-moth at the campsite!

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Welcome to my Dordogne Wildlife Diary

In it you will find regular wildlife sightings in the d├ępartement of Dordogne, notably of birds and butterflies in southern Dordogne where I live. In adddition there will be occasional references to neighbouring d├ępartements such as Lot et Garonne, Gironde, the Lot and places further afield. Check out the Faune-Aquitaine website for the latest wildlife sightings in Dordogne and Aquitaine.

Where possible I will add photographs to illustrate the entry. Many thanks to Margaret Mills (family photo) and Denis Cauchoix (birdwatcher photo).

I hope that you enjoy my diary and look forward to your comments.

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