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

Thursday, 19 June 2014

18th June 2014 ... Garden Traps latest

The June weather is in the doldrums at the mo, with daytime temps 19 or 20 and nights 11 or 12.
It seems to have been like this for ages, but it's not bad for the moths even though the light breezes have a Northerly bias and a fresh feel.
5 more species made it on to the year list last night ....
WHITE SATIN MOTH


EUDONIA MERCURELLA


CLAY


DWARF CREAM WAVE


LARGE TWIN-SPOT CARPET


Best of the rest ...
Peppered Moth f.insularia
Toadflax Brocade
Green Silver-lines
Small Blood-vein
Straw Dot
Dot Moth
Spectacle
Broad-barred White
Angle Shades
Buff-tip
Sycamore
Grey/Dark Dagger x
Small Emerald
Common Emerald
Grey Pine Carpet
Light Arches
Common Marbled Carpet
Garden Carpet
Elephant Hawk-moth
Of the "brown stuff" 44 Heart and Dart was a high count.
Large Yellow Underwings are increasing in number, as are Mottled Rustic, Uncertain, Heart and Club, Dark Arches.
The so called grass veneer moths and Common Footman are also on the up.

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