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Friday, 25 July 2014

23/4th July ... Garden Moths update

A few more for the garden year list ...
Nice to see my 3rd Black Arches, not many of these country woodland boys come to town.....

888 Mompha propinquella
New for year and present most years in ones and twos ...

Others for 23rd ...
Burnished Brass
Garden, Common and Red Twin-spot Carpet
Oak Eggar
Clouded Border
Dingy Footman
With the usual brown stuff including a melanic form of Copper Underwing, not seen in the garden before ...

24th July
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla was missed in the spring for the first time, but a 2nd gen. moth turned up in the trap last night ...

Pandemis corylana was another newbie

And last but also Least ... Least Yellow Underwing ..

Others on 24th
Eudemis profundana
Poplar Hawk-moth
Pale Prominent
Small Ranunculus
Straw Dot
Silver Y
Bordered Pug
Yarrow Pug escaped from pot so won't count.
I took a snap of it on the wall which didn't show much detail in the glare of the flash ...

Lastly, a Leopard Moth ...

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