Io moth - Jill

Io moth – Jill Purcell

Have a look at this guy! It’s  an Io Moth. I finally found it online because I’ve never seen one before. Pretty impressive, eh? It was on our front porch. When I touched it, it flew a little, opening its wings to show its hindwings with the eyespots. Wow!

Observer: Jill Purcell  (in Campbellford)

Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.