Blackneck moth

Thursday, July 8th 2010

The Blackneck moth seen here has now been confirmed by Charlie. This is a new record not only for Foxglove but for VC65 (our recording area). Until now, this moth was usually found south of the Yorkshire border. Another first for Foxglove!

Blackneck moth

Sandra and David from the Richmond Beekeepers were here to remove some excess stored syrup from the observation bee hive. This gives the honey bees more vital space as the young queen bee is now laying eggs and the workers need to be kept busy. The bees are thriving and did surprisingly well to survive the last harsh winter. There is now a limited stock of local honey available to purchase from the Field Centre for only £4.50 per jar.

Richmond beekepers


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