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

Sunday, 11 March 2012

10th March 2012...New garden macro

Overnight min. temp. 3.8 deg, calm, mostly clear, bright moon 85%, waning.
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No early evening trap patrols due to dinner outing with friends, and following a nice meal and a few pints of Old Hookey I woke up on the lounge at 4.00am.
An early morning trap check revealed a new macro species for The Dells garden in the concocted Homebase Funnel Trap...............

1 x Homebase Plastic "Storage Solutions" Container ..... £5.00
2 x Large Plastic Funnels from e-bay.................................£6.00
PL 2-pin Actinic lamps/lampholders/Ballast etc...............£25.00
1 Garden first Yellow Horned..........................................Priceless !


Homebase Funnel Trap in action



YELLOW HORNED, Achlya flavicornis
Last nights catch:-
1 x 0663...Diurnea fagella
1 x 0688...Agonopterix heracliana
3 x 1524...Emmelina monodactyla
1 x 1659...Yellow Horned, garden first, Achlya flavicornis
5 x 2187...Common Quaker................... Orthosia cerasi
1 x 2243...Early Grey.............................. Xylocampa areola




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