This species can sometimes be seen at night nectaring on garden flowers, especially those of the tobacco family, Nicotiana.
It is unable to overwinter in the UK, although larvae are occasionally found.
As an immigrant, it can be found anywhere.
Recorded in 25 (9.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in October 2016
Recorded date range (Adult): 18 July to 12 October