Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Recent additions

Quick update on some recent additions for me including some new for the area, possibly:

At Millbrook Mead (VC23) on 4th May in 8W actinic - Cinnabar, Green Carpet, Mottled Pug, Common Swift and a Tissue moth being the highlight amongst a modest catch of 13 species.

Mottled Pug, Common Swift, Cinnabar and The Tissue - Millbrook Mead 4th May

At Bagley Woods (VC22) on 6th May: White Ermine, Buff Ermine, Spectacle, Brown Silver-line, Poplar Hawkmoth, Orange Footman, Pebble Hook-tip, Scalloped hook-tip, Tawny-barred Angle, Scalloped Hazel, Grey Pine Carpet, Green Silver-lines, Adela reaumurella and Cochylis atricapitana were all new for year for me in another modest, but diverse catch comprimising relatively few individuals but 35 species.

Also had a pair of White Ermines in garden trap last night along with first garden Pale Tussock. Marc Botham, Benson

Green Silver-lines - Bagley Woods 6th May

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