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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Sep 202015
Moth Trap 18th September 2015

Another garden trap with low numbers and species count and the 8th trap of the year. Conditions were good early on but turned cool and damp later. Species list in no particular order – Angle Shades 1; Large Yellow Underwing 31; Lunar Underwing 2; Lesser Yellow Underwing 3; Common Wainscot 1; Common Marbled Carpet 1; […]

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