Last updated at 09:20
image

Pictures: Ups and downs for UK moths

Two-thirds of the UK's common and larger moth species are in decline, according to the charity Butterfly Conservation.
Populations of the V moth which used to be a common sight in UK gardens, have declined by 99% over the last 40 years according to the charity Butterfly Conservation.
V moth
The spinach moth doesn't eat greens instead feeding on redcurrants and gooseberries. Researchers think that their numbers might have fallen because fewer people are planting fruit bushes in their gardens. Their populations have declined by 96% since 1968.
Spinach
The dusky thorn moth lives in woodland. It has declined by 98% since 1968 according to the State of Britain's Larger Moths 2013 report.
Dusky thorn
Concerns grow for the double dart moth which has decreased by 98%. Richard Fox who authored the report says it could be because of a reduction of open spaces.
Double dart
Numbers of the colourful garden tiger also dropped by 96%.
Garden tiger
While two-thirds of the UK's common and larger moth species were reported as declining, the report included good news for a few. The scarce footman moth increased by 3,590% over forty years.
Scarce footman moth
It was good news for the least carpet moth which had a mysterious population boom. Their numbers rose by a staggering 74,684% increase over the survey period.
Least carpet moth
The Brighton wainscot moth was last seen in Wiltshire in 2001 and is now classified as extinct.
Brighton wainscot