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

Thursday, 6 October 2011

5th Oct 2011

overnight min temp...10.1 deg, blowing a gale ! light rain at times.
I put the traps on, not expecting to catch anything with near gale-force gusts and intermittent rain.
It turned out to be a surprisingly good night, 60 moths of 18 species were recorded, among them a Dark Arches 2nd generation.
16 x Shuttle-shaped Dart
2 x Willow Beauty
4 x Large Yellow Underwing
9 x Lesser Yellow Underwing
8 x Pale Mottled Willow
2 x Angle Shades

2 x Large Ranunculus
4 x Black Rustic
1 x Red-green Carpet
1 x Mallow
2 x Lunar Underwing
1 x Sallow
2 x Dusky-lemon Sallow

1 x Setaceous Hebrew Character
1 x Blair's Shoulder-knot
1 x Dark Arches

1 x Eudonia angustea
2 x Emmelina monodactyla.

Our micro recorder sent me the results of a batch for gen det and 6 new garden species were added:-
12th Aug...1281...Dichrorampha simpliciana
13th Aug...0757...Recurvaria nanella
30th Aug...1138...Epinotia nisella
30th Aug...0303...Parornix anglicella
  2nd Sep...0789...Bryotropha domestica
23rd Sep...1051...Acleris logiana

2011 Garden Total: 421 species...242 macro, 179 micro.

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