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Bird's Wing
Dypterygia scabriuscula

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2301 / 73.105

An uncommon resident across most of the region though scarce in Herefordshire.

A species of broadleaved woodland, parks, gardens, heathland and scrubby areas.

Overwinters as a pupa and adults are attracted to light and sugar.

Recorded in 63 (45%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Docks, Sorrel, Knotgrass
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
20/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO33
18/07/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
18/07/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ92
17/07/2022+VC37 - WorcestershireSO84
17/07/20222VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91

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