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

Saturday, 25 February 2012

24th Feb 2011 ... Dribs and Drabs

Overnight min. temp. 2.7 deg. mild early evening, slight breeze.
All moths caught before 7.30pm
A year first Clouded Drab enjoyed celebrity status before familiarity breeds contempt and the host that follow are unceremoniously shooed out of the box at the release point.
Common Quaker must be due anytime now.

Trap results:-

Dark Chestnut x 4
Clouded Drab ... year first
Agonopterix heracliana x 5
Emmelina monodactyla

                                          CLOUDED DRAB ... Orthosia incerta

                                          DARK CHESTNUT ... Conistra ligula


  1. Nice catch, beats my 2 Pale Brindled Beauties last night, the first moths I've caught this year after several blank nights.

  2. Thanks Tony, It's looking good for the next 3 or 4 nights, which is good news for the shareholders of my electricity supplier !