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Mon 16th September 2019 19:49 by Rebecca Porter
Puddletown 15th September
Amongst lots of Large yellow underwing: Light Emerald, Vapourer, Angle Shades and FFG Eudonia augustea (2). Plus Hummingbird hawk-moth everyday recently (even in overcast weather) on the red valerian.
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Mon 16th September 2019 08:40 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 14 September
FFY 1 Beaded Chestnut.
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Sun 15th September 2019 16:14 by Martin Raper
Beaminster 13th September
New for Year - Pale Mottled Willow, Flounced Rustic, 1x Copper Underwing agg. , Lunar Underwing, Beautiful Plume.
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Sun 15th September 2019 13:09 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 12.9.19 125W MV
Belated entry for last Thursday: 36 spp including FFG Small Wainscot and FFY Pyrausta purpuralis and Bordered Beauty.  Some migrant interest: Rusty-dot Pearl (2), Silver Y (1) and Dark Sword-grass (1).
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Sun 15th September 2019 09:34 by Geoffrey Sell
Charmouth 14th September. A Centre-barred Sallow and a Small Wainscot.
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Sat 14th September 2019 12:44 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 13th September
A fresh Waved Umber - late even for a second generation.
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Fri 13th September 2019 14:39 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 12th September
Palpita vitrealis , Dark Sword-grass , Clancy's Rustic. Hummingbird Hawk-moth at garden buddliea.
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Fri 13th September 2019 10:54 by Mike Hetherington
A quick reminder about the ...

DORSET MOTH RECORDERS' AUTUMN MEETING SATURDAY 12 OCTOBER 2019 2.00-5.00pm (tea & coffee from 1.30pm) TOLPUDDLE VILLAGE HALL, TOLPUDDLE, DORSET, DT2 7EW A chance to get together and find out what's been happening on the Dorset moth scene. Speakers will include Dr Phil Sterling and Paul Butter. More to be announced!

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Fri 13th September 2019 10:47 by Andrew Foster
Bridport 12 September
1 Blair's Mocha, also a late or 2nd brood Small Emerald and 1 Pale Eggar
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Fri 13th September 2019 08:19 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 12 September
FFG Pretty Chalk Carpet (and a late one). FFY Clifden Nonpareil.  Also 1 Scarce Bordered Straw.
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Thu 12th September 2019 13:53 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 11th September
Dark Sword-grass.
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Thu 12th September 2019 09:12 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 11 September
FFY 1 Brown-spot Pinion.
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Tue 10th September 2019 12:51 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 9th September
Dark Sword-grass , Pearly Underwing , Scarce Bordered Straw.
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Tue 10th September 2019 08:50 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 9 September
1 Palpita vitrealis and another Red Underwing.
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Mon 9th September 2019 20:20 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 8.9.19 125W MV
36 species including Red Underwing and FFY Pinion-streaked Snout, Centre-barred Sallow and Broad-bordered Underwing. Singles of Diamond-back Moth and Rusty Pearl.
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Mon 9th September 2019 14:28 by Jack Oughton
8th Sept Oct Portesham
52 species, including Calybites phasianpennella, Ypsolopha parenthesella, Nomophila noctuella, Pale Eggar, Elephant Hawk-moth, Four-spotted Footman (female), Cabbage Moth, Frosted Orange, Centre-barred Sallow, Lunar Underwing, & Dark Sword-grass.
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Sun 8th September 2019 22:21 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 7 September
FFG 1 Anomalous was a surprise.
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Sun 8th September 2019 13:28 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 7th September
Dark Sword-grass.
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Sat 7th September 2019 13:02 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 7th September
Hummingbird Hawk-moth to garden buddliea.
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Fri 6th September 2019 14:17 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 07 September
Just 54 moths of 14 species, including 15 Set.H.Character & 12 Lg.Y.U/wing + first for year Lunar Underwing and Centre-barred Sallow (minimum overnight temp. 10.1 degsC)
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Fri 6th September 2019 13:36 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 5th September
Delicate.
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Thu 5th September 2019 12:22 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 5th September
Hummingbird Hawk-moth to garden buddliea.
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Wed 4th September 2019 14:50 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 3rd September
Only 24 species but including 1 Centre-barred Sallow, 1 female Ringed China-mark, 1 Pale Eggar, 1 Frosted Orange, 1 Pale Mottled Willow.
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Tue 3rd September 2019 17:27 by Andrew Foster
Bridport, 2 September 2019
Included singles of Palpita vitrealis, Spectacle, Clifden Nonpareil & FFY Feathered Ranunculus, also big influx of Large Yellow Underwing - in excess of 200.
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Sun 1st September 2019 15:39 by Andrew Foster
Bridport 31st August
Rather a cool night with few moths but included a FFG Pale Eggar
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