3 Rusty-dot Pearl , 2 Large Wainscot.
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Fri 17th November 2017 11:14 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 16th November
Fri 17th November 2017 11:12 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 15th November
6 Rusty-dot Pearl , Red-green Carpet , Garden Carpet , 2 Common Marbled Carpet , Spruce Carpet , 3 Double-striped Pug , Lesser Yellow Underwing , Grey Shoulder-knot , 3 Red-line Quaker.
Thu 16th November 2017 19:26 by Martin Wood
Wimborne 15th November
Thu 16th November 2017 14:14 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 15th November
4 species, 4 Feathered Thorn, 1 Red-green Carpet, 2 Rusty-dot Pearl, 1 Brick.
Wed 15th November 2017 16:35 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 14 November
Nine species, including: Sprawler, Cypress Carpet, December Moth, Mottled Umber, Grey Shoulder-knot, Udea ferrugalis (min 10 degsC / cloud)
Sun 12th November 2017 21:46 by Paul Harris
A surprisingly good night with 17 species. Best were White Speck, Silver Y, 7 Udea ferrugalis, Red-green Carpet, Brick, Snout, Yellow-line Quaker, November agg, Chestnut, Crocidosema plebejana and Acleris umbrana.
Fri 10th November 2017 08:42 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 9th November
3 species, 2 December Moth, 1 Sprawler, 1 Light Brown Apple Moth.
Fri 10th November 2017 08:40 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 8th November
1 moth, first December moth of the season.
Thu 9th November 2017 11:00 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 8th November
Angle Shades , Silver Y.
Wed 8th November 2017 11:34 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 8th November
Hummingbird Hawk-moth in garden late morning. Feathered Thorn overnight.
Wed 8th November 2017 08:39 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 7th November
very quiet night with just 2 moths, 1 Beaded Chestnut and 1 Feathered Thorn.
Tue 7th November 2017 12:41 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 6th November
3 moths, 1 Setaceous Hebrew Character, 1 Green-brindled Crescent, 1 Blair's Shoulder-knot.
Tue 7th November 2017 12:38 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 2nd November
only 2 moths, Red-line Quaker and Feathered Thorn
Tue 7th November 2017 09:58 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 6 November
Just six moths: Udea ferrugalis, Silver Y, Red & Yellow-line Quakers, Beaded Chestnut, Feathered Thorn (min 5.1 degC / rain)
Mon 6th November 2017 22:15 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 6 November
Hummingbird Hawk-moth in the garden this afternoon
Sun 5th November 2017 14:21 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 4 November
Three moths: ffy Figure of Eight + 2 Yellow-line Quaker (min 3.9 degC / some rain)
Sun 5th November 2017 12:10 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 4th November
Only 2 moths --- Palpita vitrealis , Cypress Carpet.
Sat 4th November 2017 16:39 by Martin Wood
Wimborne 3rd November
Sat 4th November 2017 16:01 by Paul Harris
Best here a multiple occurrence of 3 Acleris umbrana. Otherwise White Point, Feathered Thorn, Brick, 2 November Moth agg, Silver Y, 3 Udea ferrugalis and several each of Red and Yellow-line Quaker.
Sat 4th November 2017 12:11 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 3 November
Ten species: Feathered Thorn, Lssr Y U/wing, Set H Character, Mottled Umber, Red-green Carpet, (3)Red-line Quaker, Dk Sword-grass, ffy Grey Shoulder-knot, U.ferrugalis, H.glaucinalis, E.postvittana (min 5.6 degC /rain for most of the night) Chris Fox: Flame Brocade (first for Leigh)
Thu 2nd November 2017 10:19 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 1 November
Angle Shades only moth in the trap (min overnight temp 4.9 degC /clear)
Thu 2nd November 2017 09:08 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 1st November
Scarce Bordered Straw.
Thu 2nd November 2017 08:43 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 1st November
only 4 species but including a very welcome Mottled Umber.
Wed 1st November 2017 16:38 by Paul Harris
4 Red-green Carpet and Feathered Thorn the best here. Colin, glad the photo helped, a very notable inland record!
Wed 1st November 2017 15:45 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 31st October
2 Acleris sparsana , Vestal , another Buff Footman , Pearly Underwing , Sallow.
Wed 1st November 2017 08:59 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 31st October
6 species, comprising of 1 Vestal, 2 Feathered Thorn, 1 Figure of Eight, 1 Green-brindled Crescent, 1 Lunar Underwing, 1 Beaded Chestnut.