WINE RACE 2016 .. MATTc380 .. TRENT 353 .. BEN 347 ...... Garden species:- Macros 357, Micros 365, Total 722

Monday, 9 August 2010

8th July.....Magpie

After a very enjoyable evening at Chicksands Wood, hosted by Andy & Melissa, it was home to check the garden traps. Best weather for a while, warmer with just a hint of a breeze. Waiting for me on the back door, attracted by the kitchen lights, was a very welcome garden first, a spectacular.....................
..................MAGPIE MOTH
on the brick wall near the funnel trap a PALE PROMINENT

SPECTACLE in the skinner, near the house


Two TURNIP MOTHS ensuring I get another trapful next August



A very well marked BUFF ERMINE




COMMON WAINSCOT 35 species of macro and 12 micro including 3 x COPPER UNDERWING and a SVENSSONS COPPER UNDERWING which is the first time I have identified one, having taken the trouble to check the hindwing details.





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