I am usually inundated with them in late April and I'll bet they will run into double figures tonight as the wind finally stops chilling us from the N/E and changes to a South-westerly, to give us a warm night at last.
Shuttle-shaped Darts in the trap this morning waiting to be released from the butter carton.
I'll probably need a bigger carton tomorrow morning.
|2092 Shuttle-shaped Dart|
When I first started mothing in 2009, I sent one of these to the micro moth recorder for identification, not realising it was indeed a macro moth.
Another year tick ...
|2078 Least Black Arches|
0697 Agonopterix arenella, 1
0998 Epiphyas postvittana, 1
1428 Aphomia sociella, 1
1524 Emmelina monodactyla, 2
1728 Garden Carpet, 1
2078 Least Black Arches, 1, year first
2092 Shuttle-shaped Dart, 5
2187 Common Quaker, 1
2243 Early Grey, 2
Song Thrush at its morning perch on the top my neighbours large conifer enjoying the early morning rays ...