Aug 012016
A Big RSPB Wild Sleepout Weekend in Tywyn

A great weekend in Tywyn was had by all. Some “Mothyn”, “Walkyn”, “Lazyn” on the Beach “Sunyn” and “Eatyn” – Superb. Here’s the results. First the Moth Trap – Overnight on 30th July – Garden Trap using a 125watt Blended Bulb – 40 species – 70 moths – Highlights apart from photos below – Magpie Moth; […]

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Jul 222016
A selection of Moths trapped at Spring Cottages

The following images are a selection of moths that were trapped overnight on 20th July 2016 at Spring Cottages, Overseal, Leicestershire.  Agriphila selasella – above 3 images – A localised species – Tony Davison© – Note the white longitudinal streak, that splits into three or four fine branches Coleophora deauratella – above 2 images – One […]

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Jun 032016
The arrival of the Diamond-back Moth

Over the past few days (end of May into early June 2016), 100’s of thousands, possibly millions, of the tiny moth, Plutella xylostella, have arrived in Britain. They have been trapped and observed in unprecedented numbers, right across the country and it must be one of the biggest influxes ever. The Diamond-back Moth, to give […]

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