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Cofnod 2

2 /9/1917 Prestwich

Lledred a Hydred: 53.5333 -2.2833

Sylwebydd: Thomas Coward Wartime Country Diaries, ed. Martin Wainwright, Guardian Books 2007 Tywyddiadur

Arbenigwr: Thomas Coward

Tystiolaeth: Another convolvulus hawk moth has been captured locally. A correspondent writes that he caught one hovering over his nicotiana flowers at Prestwich a few days ago. This rare moth has previously been seen over these sweet smelling white flowers; it loves to poise above them on whirring  wings and push it’s long tongue down the tube. This is a favourite method of sipping with the hawk moths; one of the smallest of them is called the hummingbird, for it hovers just like this tiny bird above the blossoms...… (Thomas Coward)




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