Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila elpenor) – This stunning moth was attracted to my shed light last night. These are the super jets of the moth world for they fly at incredible speed. Yet in the daytime they are as gentle as kittens, and will let you handle them, provided you are gentle with them.
Copyright: Peter Hillman
Camera used: Nikon D7200
Date taken: 14th June 2017
Place: Attracted to moth trap, rear garden, Staffordshire