cinnabar

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Synonyms for cinnabar

a heavy reddish mineral consisting of mercuric sulfide

large red-and-black European moth

of a vivid red to reddish-orange color

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My handicap, though, was the instant distraction of the skylark's nest in the rough, the gannet diving into the sea just off Royal Portrush, Cinnabar Moths at Royal Lytham and and skeins of pink- footed geese passing over Birkdale in the autumn.
Years ago, the county tried introducing cinnabar moths to produce larvae to munch on tansy ragwort.
The reserve has plenty of other wildlife - stoats, beautiful wild flowers, both six spot burnet and cinnabar moths on the wing, so see you there.