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current posts

Wed 26th February 2014 09:50 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 25th February 14
FFY Trap / no rain, overnight temp 3.3 degsC: Dark Chestnut, Hebrew Character, 4 Common Quaker
Wed 26th February 2014 08:21 by Les Hill
25-Feb 125W MV

East Lulworth

  • Tortricodes alternella
  • Achlya flavicornis Yellow Horned
  • Selenia dentaria Early Thorn
  • Biston strataria Oak Beauty
  • Orthosia incerta Clouded Drab


  • Agronopterix heracliana
Mon 24th February 2014 14:28 by Lawrie de Whalley
22 Feb 14 Winterborne Stickland Lawrie de Whalley
22.2.14 Winterborne Stickland.  Oak Beauty one, Early moth five.
Mon 24th February 2014 09:07 by Will Bown
Winterborne Stickland - 23rd February
Mild again but just six moths in total: Acleris ferrugana/notana, Agonopterix ocellana and Chestnut, plus a small Common Footman larva inside the trap.
Sun 23rd February 2014 13:30 by Will Bown
Winterborne Stickland - 22nd February
Another mild night produced just five moths: Acleris schalleriana, Light Brown Apple Moth, Hebrew Character, Common Quaker and Chestnut.
Fri 21st February 2014 23:46 by Paul Harris
Southwell, Portland 20/2/14
Humming-bird Hawk found in garage, presumably a hibernating individual. (per Bagsy).
Fri 21st February 2014 09:32 by Les Hill
18-Feb 125W MV East Lulworth
Late report...

  • Depressaria rediella Parsnip Moth
  • Agonopterix heracliana
  • Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth
  • Acleris ferrugana/notana
  • Poecilocampa populi December Moth
  • Colostygia multistrigaria Mottled Grey
  • Phigalia pilosaria Pale Brindled Beauty
  • Biston strataria Oak Beauty
  • Agriopis leucophaearia Spring Usher
  • Conistra vaccinii Chestnut
Thu 20th February 2014 13:40 by Will Bown
Winterborne Stickland - 19th February
Despite a mild damp night the return remained meagre, with just a single Pale Brindled Beauty turning up.
Tue 18th February 2014 14:47 by Clive Pinder
Chickerell 17th February
Two Early Moth and a Hebrew Character in the trap.
Mon 17th February 2014 22:26 by Richard Cottle
Tincleton, 16th February
A break in the rain and wind, so the trap went out. 14 moths of 7 species recorded: Torticodes alternella (2), Acleris ferrugana/notana, Early Moth, Oak Beauty, Grey-shoulder knot, Early Grey and Chestnut (7)
Mon 17th February 2014 09:07 by Jack Oughton
Portesham 16th Feb
3 hours running the MV before the winds picked up, producing 2 moths, a Hebrew Character (NFY) and Dark Chestnut (new for me)
Sun 16th February 2014 18:37 by Jack Oughton
Chickerell 16th Feb
By day at Chickerell, the first adult moths of 2014 in the form of an Emmelina monodactyla and Many-plumed Moth. Also, larvae of Light Brown Apple Moth and Luffia ferchaultella.
Sat 15th February 2014 21:03 by Paul Harris
Parley 15/2
Buttoned Snout disturbed from woodpile. Photo sent to me for ID/confirmation. (Bagsy)

2480 Buttoned Snout 03 Copyright: Paul Harris

Tue 4th February 2014 11:39 by Richard Cottle
2nd February 2014, Tincleton
A single Winter Moth and an unexpected Acleris kochiella to MV125.
Sat 1st February 2014 18:43 by Richard Cottle
31st January, Tincleton
Despite the blustery and showery conditions, 5 moths to the 125MV. Singles of: Agonopterix heracliana, Winter Moth, Pale Brindled Beauty, Spring Usher and Angle Shades - so some sings of Spring??