Saturday, 19 April 2014


Good to see all the prominent records coming in - my personal favourite group of moths. Despite moth numbers in the garden being incredibly low over the last few nights there was a slight reprieve on Thursday night with the extra cloud and I had a nice assortment of moths - Iron and Coxcomb Prominents and Powdered Quaker all being new for the garden in 2014, along with Brindled Beauty, Purple Thorn, Waved Umber, Clouded Drab and a small number of Common Quaker and Hebrew Character. Still no joy with female Emperors despite fairly good weather and several different assembling locations, some of which I have had males in past years - perhaps they had a poor year in 2013 because of the very cold spring? Perhaps I'm just being unlucky? Either way, the females are getting desperate for some attention! Marc Botham, Benson

Powdered Quaker, Benson, 18-04-2014

Iron Prominent, Benson, 18-04-2014

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