Yes while it may be the time of year for tissues, coughs, colds and sneezes it's a bit late for this moth. It flies from August to September and in May following hibernation. The larvae feed on Buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica and Alder Buckthorn Frangula alnus
Tissue Moth Triphosa dubitata
Don't you just love all these tenuous links that give us an excuse to show another moth photo...I do! Better than gulls anyday!