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.