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

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

27th the pink

A late finish at work meant putting on the one trap well after dark. Great conditions and it looks like the autumn species are here at last. The highlight of the night was this................
............... PINK-BARRED SALLOW, second record for the garden and a year first.
BLAIRS SHOULDER-KNOT one of 3 in the trap. First for year.

Very few moths trapped but a high count of 16 Willow Beauty on the illuminated brick walls around the trap
16 x Willow Beauty
4 x Large Yellow Underwing
4 x Lunar Underwing
3 x Pale Mottled Willow
3 x Blair's Shoulder-knot
2 x Turnip Moth
2 x Shuttle-shaped Dart
2 x Black Rustic
1 x Small Dusty Wave
1 x Garden Carpet
1 x Pink-barred Sallow

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