A collaboration of coast and countryside organisations on The Lizard Peninsula

Speckled Wood

Speckled Woods can be spotted in the shadier habitats of The Lizard. Flying from May to October, this is one of the butterflies that brightens the days into early autumn.
Photo: Ray Surridge

The Drinker

Drinker moth caterpillarCaterpillars of the Drinker moth can be seen emerging in the spring, getting ready to pupate in June. Look for the tuft of hair at each end.
Photo: Charles J Sharp (via Wikimedia Commons)