Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Spring catch-up part I

What with the Easter hols and family duties the blog has suffered but thankfully the mothing has been pretty good, particularly with regards early stage finds too.  However, just wanted to get blog updated with trap visitors...

Scorched Carpet
Scorched Carpet (Ligdia adustata)

Acleris literana
Acleris literana

Brindled Beauty
Brindled Beauty (Lycia hirtaria)

Waved Umber
Waved Umber (Menophra abruptaria)

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Pennants galore

Four Streamer to the garden trap in the past two nights, always nice to see this spring moth.


Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Early call to the Bar

The Purple Bar to be precise.  Another very early record in the garden last night, 31.iii.2014, again far and away my earliest ever record.

Purple Bar (Cosmorhoe ocellata)