Monday, 27 August 2007

26-27 August


Angle Shades: 1

Burnished Brass: 1
Common Rustic: 5
Common Wainscot: 7
Copper Underwing: 2
Dark Arches: 2
Dusky Wainscot: 6
Flame Shoulder: 7
Garden Carpet: 3


Green Carpet: 3

Heart & Club: 1


Large Yellow Underwing: 32

Least Carpet: 1


Light Emerald: 1

Setaceous Hebrew Character: 4
Silver Y: 2
Square-spot Rustic: 1
Straw Underwing: 3
The Rustic: 3
The Spectacle: 1
The Uncertain: 3
The Vestal: 3
Willow Beauty: 2


Mystery bug

Clear and quite cool overnight. No hawkmoths, for the first time!

Sunday, 12 August 2007

11-12 August


Black Arches: 1

Brown-tail: 1
Burnished Brass: 1
Common Carpet: 1
Common Footman: 1
Common Rustic: 10
Dagger sp.: 1
Dark Arches: 7


Dot Moth: 1

Double Lobed: 3
Flame Shoulder: 25
Gold Triangle: 1
Green Carpet: 1


Iron Prominent: 2

Large Yellow Underwing: 12
Least Carpet: 2
Least Yellow Underwing: 2
Leopard Moth: 1


Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing: 2

Lesser Swallow Prominent: 1
Lime-speck Pug: 4
Mother of Pearl: 3


Pale Prominent: 1


Pebble Prominent: 1

Poplar Hawkmoth: 2
Purple Bar: 5
Riband Wave: 7
Scalloped Oak: 1
Scarce Footman: 2
Setaceous Hebrew Character: 3
Single-dotted Wave: 5
Small Magpie Moth: 3
Straw Underwing: 1
Swallow Prominent: 1


The Lychnis: 1

The Magpie: 2
The Rustic: 13
The Spectacle: 3
The Uncertain: 10
White Satin Moth: 1
Willow Beauty: 5
Yellow-tail: 1

Saturday, 11 August 2007

Garden Moth Rarities Committee adjudication

The Committee met this afternoon and decided to scrub Powdered Rustic from the garden list, on the grounds that it would have constituted the eighth record for the UK!

The name of the individual who made the identification will remain secret...

10-11 August

Black Arches: 2
Burnished Brass: 1
Chinese Character: 1
Common Carpet: 3
Common Rustic: 7
Dark Arches: 3
Double Lobed: 2
Flame-shoulder: 6
Iron Prominent: 1
Large Yellow Underwing: 2
Least Carpet: 1
Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing: 1
Lesser Swallow Prominent: 1
Mother of Pearl: 1
Oak Hook-tip: 2

Pebble Prominent: 2


Pine Hawkmoth: 1

Poplar Hawkmoth: 2
Riband Wave: 2
Scarce Footman: 1
Setaceous Hebrew Character: 2
Straw Dot: 1
Swallow Prominent: 1
The Rustic: 9
The Spectacle: 2
The Uncertain: 6
White Satin Moth: 1
Willow Beauty: 2
Yellow Shell: 1

Sunday, 5 August 2007

4-5 August

Black Arches: 2
Brimstone Moth: 1
Common Footman: 9
Common Rustic: 16
Common Wainscot: 3


Coxcomb Prominent: 1

Dark Arches: 3
Dark Dagger: 1
Dusky Sallow: 5
Flame Shoulder: 17
Gold Triangle: 1
Green Carpet: 1
Large Yellow Underwing: 5


Leopard Moth: 1


Lesser Swallow Prominent: 1

Mother of Pearl: 5
Pebble Prominent: 1
Peppered Moth: 2
Phylyctaenia coronata: 2


Poplar Hawkmoth: 2


Purple Bar: 1

Riband Wave: 2
Ruby Tiger: 7


Sallow Kitten: 1

Scalloped Oak: 2
Scarce Footman: 7
Shuttle-shaped Dart: 1
Silver Y: 1
Small Magpie: 2
Small Waved Umber: 1
Snout: 1
Straw Underwing: 2
Swallow Prominent: 1
The Clay: 1
The Rustic: 4
The Uncertain: 18
White Satin Moth: 1
Willow Beauty: 1
Yellow-tail: 2

Ran the trap all night. Conditions clear but fairly warm - got up at 7 to empty the trap as it was getting hot already.

Saturday, 28 July 2007

27-28 July

Brown-line Bright-eye: 3


Buff Arches: 1

Buff Footman: 1
Clouded Border: 1
Common Footman: 5
Common Rustic: 10
Dark Arches: 6
Dingy Footman: 6


Dusky Sallow: 2

Flame Shoulder: 1
Large Yellow Underwing: 3
Lesser Swallow Prominent: 1
Mother of Pearl: 2
Nut-tree Tussock: 1


Peppered Moth: 1


Poplar Hawkmoth: 2




Privet Hawkmoth: 3

Purple Thorn: 1
Riband Wave: 2
Ruby Tiger: 2
Scalloped Oak: 2
Scarce Footman: 1
Silver Y: 3
Small Magpie: 3
Smoky Wainscot: 7
Swallow-tailed Moth: 2
The Clay: 1
The Drinker: 3
The Rustic: 1
The Uncertain: 20
White Satin Moth: 2
Willow Beauty: 1
Yellow-tail: 1

Ran the trap all night for the first time. Quite cool and breezy by morning. John came round to help with IDs.

Saturday, 21 July 2007

20-21 July


The Drinker - male


The Drinker - female


Black Arches


Dark Arches


Brown-line Bright-eye


Riband Wave


Poplar Grey


Bright-line Brown-eye

Saturday, 14 July 2007

13-14 July

Brimstone
Buff Arches
Burnished Brass
Clouded Border
Clouded Silver
Common Carpet
Common Footman
Common Rustic
Common Wainscot
Dot Moth
Double Square-spot
Flame Shoulder
Large Yellow Underwing


Lime Hawkmoth

Mother of Pearl
Pale Prominent


Peach Blossom


Peppered Moth

Poplar Grey


Poplar Hawkmoth

Pyrausta sp.
Riband Wave


Scarce Silver-lines


Small Magpie


Swallow-tailed Moth


The Drinker

The Snout
The Uncertain
Wax Moth
Yellow Shell



Friday, 13 July 2007

Garden list

  1. Angle Shades
  2. Black Arches
  3. Bright-line Brown-eye
  4. Brimstone Moth
  5. Brown-line Bright-eye
  6. Buff Arches
  7. Buff Footman
  8. Burnished Brass
  9. Chinese Character
  10. Clouded Border
  11. Clouded Silver
  12. Common Carpet
  13. Common Footman
  14. Common Rustic
  15. Common Wainscot
  16. Copper Underwing
  17. Coxcomb Prominent
  18. Dark Arches
  19. dagger sp.
  20. Dingy Footman
  21. Dot Moth
  22. Double Lobed
  23. Double Square-spot
  24. Dusky Sallow
  25. Flame Shoulder
  26. Garden Carpet
  27. Gold Triangle
  28. Green Carpet
  29. Heart & Club
  30. Iron Prominent
  31. Large Yellow Underwing
  32. Least Carpet
  33. Leopard Moth
  34. Light Emerald
  35. Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
  36. Lesser Swallow Prominent
  37. Lime Hawkmoth
  38. Mother of Pearl
  39. Nut-tree Tussock
  40. Oak Hook-tip
  41. Pale Prominent
  42. Peach Blossom
  43. Pebble Prominent
  44. Peppered Moth
  45. Phylyctaenia coronata
  46. Pine Hawkmoth
  47. Poplar Grey
  48. Poplar Hawkmoth
  49. Privet Hawkmoth
  50. Purple Bar
  51. Purple Thorn
  52. Riband Wave
  53. Ruby Tiger
  54. Sallow Kitten
  55. Scalloped Oak
  56. Scarce Footman
  57. Scarce Silver-lines
  58. Setaceous Hebrew Character
  59. Shuttle-shaped Dart
  60. Silver Y
  61. Small Magpie
  62. Small Waved Umber
  63. Smoky Wainscot
  64. Snout
  65. Square-spot Rustic
  66. Straw Dot
  67. Straw Underwing
  68. Swallow Prominent
  69. Swallow-tailed Moth
  70. The Clay
  71. The Drinker
  72. The Rustic
  73. The Uncertain
  74. The Vestal
  75. Wax Moth
  76. White Satin Moth
  77. Willow Beauty
  78. Yellow Shell
  79. Yellow-tail