A Blog for moth recorders in Bucks, Berks and Oxon
Hello Alan,The convention is to record moths for the date when the light is switched on, so the start of a particular night's trapping session rather than the end of it.
Hi Alan, On the main BC website there is a page called How to Record Moths (http://www.mothscount.org/text/32/how_to_record_moths.html). On this page there is a link to the Moth Recorders Handbook, and this states (page 2):"For light-trapping records, the convention is that the date should be theone on which the trap was switched on, even if the moth arrived after midnight, or if you check the trap the next day."John
Thank you both.
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