Cyprus Life – in pictures vs Fylde Coast Musings

Our new life in Cyprus began in early March 2004. Originally from a small mill town in Heywood, Lancashire (United Kingdom) we moved overseas spending a glorious 12 years in Limassol. Feel free to read my posts and view my many #photosofCyprus. However in 2016 we had to return permanently to UK due to family ill health. We're now living on the Fylde coast where the river Wyre meets the Irish sea in the north west of England. More places for us to discover as this part of the UK is not so familiar to us either.

Something scary in the bedroom!

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A Monster Moth

I just went into the bedroom to pop the A/C unit on to cool the room down before we went to bed and found this huge moth on the inside of our mosquito netting!

It was around 3” to 4” across. Behind the netting is a lemon tree so that may give an indication of its width.

No idea what type it is but here’s a couple of photos that maybe someone can help to identify it:

UPDATE – it’s a Levant Hawkmoth. Must have come a hell of a way to get to our bedroom in Cyprus!

Moth on the mosquito netting

Moth in the bedroom. Lemon tree behind the mosquito netting.

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Author: Fylde Coast Musings aka CyprusPictures

I'm "Shell" or Michele - formerly a UK Expat living in Cyprus since March 2004. Sadly, we had to return to UK in April 2016 due to family illness. We now live "over Wyre" where the "River meets the Sea" at Knott End on Sea, Fylde coast, Lancashire. If you like my photos, you can see more of them on Flickr (Thulborn-Chapman Photography): http://www.flickr.com/photos/cypruspictures/albums/ and don't forget to check me out on Twitter too - you can find me: @CyprusPictures aka Fylde Coast Musings Enjoy!

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