Exciting news from Wales: four new sites discovered for the Narrow-bordered bee hawk-moth.

One of Wale’s rarest moths has been seen in the Brecon Beacons National Park for the first time in 100 years!

Narrow-bordered bee hawk-moth (Hemaris tityus).

The Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth was previously found on 12 sites across Wales but 4 new sites have been now discovered including Cwm Cadlan National Nature Reserve in the Brecon Beacons.

The moth has also been seen at two new locations in Carmarthenshire, Pembrey Forest and close to Pontyberem.


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