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Sat 28 May 2005

Moths galore!

Category : Singapore Naturalist

Just before the first (and last) meeting of the International Coastal Cleanup Singapore coordinators began last evening, Chen Kee walked in with a photo of Lyssa zampa and a query as to its identity. I sighed, whipped out a card reader and started work on an article for Habitatnews I had been putting off for about two weeks.

As the other ICCS coordinators walked in, especially Oi Yee, they contributed sightings and anecdotes and I was able to hammer out a reasonably informative article before the meeting started at 7.15pm.

On our way out at about 8.30pm, we saw Lyssa zampa in the Biological Sciences corridoor, one more in Holland Village later after dinner. The next morning, we saw a displaced individual flutter around in search of a perch, outside the coffee shop in Ghim Moh Block 12.

They are all over the south-west! And the inadequacies of my point and shoot digital camera has been well demonstrated!

Last night, a Habitatnews reader responded with a 23rrd floor sighting at Raffles Place; hope he gets me that interesting photo. I've loaded them all up on flickr. You'll never want for a Lyssa zampa photo again!

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