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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Sep 142015
Moth Trap 13th September 2015

Garden Trap number 7 and a disappointment. Conditions were perfect on the evening of the 12th but overnight temperature dropped and then heavy rain set in. Result was basically a trap full of “Underwings”. Trap results in no particular order – Large Yellow Underwing 27; Lesser Yellow Underwing 5; Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing 1 female; Brimstone […]

 Posted by at 7:14 pm
Aug 272015
Moth Trap 26th -27th August 2015

The fifth trap this year, trying desperately to catch a migrant, Bordered Straw would be rather nice!! A rather cool and breezy night, with some light rain, think this was the culprit for a relatively poor trap. Still lots of Large Yellow Underwings though. Seems more this year than in previous? So results were in […]

 Posted by at 7:43 pm
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