Just one moth - a Hebrew Character.
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Thu 31st December 2015 12:37 by Clive Pinder
Chickerell December 30th
Tue 29th December 2015 19:58 by Paul Harris
Much reduced catch in very windy conditions. Just Small Mottled Willow, Rush Veneer and Crocidosema plebejana.
Tue 29th December 2015 08:49 by Jack Oughton
Portesham 28th Dec
Smaller numbers again, with Nomophila noctuella (3), December Moth (7), Silver Y, Scarce Bordered Straw, Small Mottled Willow (3) and a Dark Sword-grass being the species present.
Tue 29th December 2015 08:30 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 28 December
Back to normal with just 1 December Moth.
Mon 28th December 2015 19:30 by Paul Harris
Mon 28th December 2015 18:09 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 27 December
Another strange mixture. 1 Rusty Dot Pearl and 1 Silver Y with a Common Quaker and a Mottled Umber.
Mon 28th December 2015 15:28 by Jack Oughton
Portesham 27th Dec
A productive night with 72 individuals of 24 species: New for the recorder were Cornifrons ulceratelis, Spoladea recurvalis (2), and a Mottled Umber. Best of the rest were Plutella xylostella, Syncopacma polychromella (6), Acleris schalleriana (2), Acleris hastiana (2), Crocidosema plebejana (2), Udea ferrugalis (2), Nomophila noctuella (5), Ni Moth (2), Silver Y, Bordered Straw (4), Scarce Bordered Straw (6), Small Mottled Willow (9), Common Quaker and Hebrew Character (2).
Mon 28th December 2015 10:36 by Mike Hetherington
A mild night ended my mothing year with a bit of a migrant flurry. 21 individuals of 13 species. Highlights: Syncopacma polychromella, Udea ferrugalis, my second Cornifrons ulceratalis, Nomophila noctuella (2), Dark Sword-grass, Scarce Bordered Straw (FFG), Bordered Straw (2) and Small Mottled Willow (2). Also early singles of Hebrew Character and Common Quaker.
Sun 27th December 2015 11:33 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 26 December
1 Euchromius ocellea the only moth in two traps. But a great one to get!
Sun 27th December 2015 10:53 by Paul Harris
A single Rusty Dot Pearl the only moth on an extremely windy night.
Sun 27th December 2015 09:18 by Jack Oughton
Portesham 26th Dec
Very windy - a Scarce Bordered Straw the only moth
Sat 26th December 2015 11:26 by Paul Harris
Fri 25th December 2015 19:03 by Paul Harris
Tue 22nd December 2015 20:13 by Paul Harris
Another addition to the recent list of rare immigrant moths in the county: Spoladea recurvalis the only moth in three traps this morning.
Mon 21st December 2015 20:07 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 19.12.15 125W MV
Sun 20th December 2015 10:38 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 19th December
Small Mottled Willow , Silver Y , Dark Sword-grass.
Sat 19th December 2015 16:09 by Paul Harris
Astonished to find 2 Striped Hawkmoth in the traps this morning. Also Silver Y, December Moth, Double-striped Pug and a presumed Oak Nycteoline (tbc).
Sat 19th December 2015 09:43 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston. 18th December
Only 5 moths here , but 2 Scarce Bordered Straw , Pearly Underwing , White-speck , Silver Y. Hebrew Character ( and Painted Lady) yesterday.
Sat 19th December 2015 07:56 by Julian Francis
Tolpouddle 18 December 2015
Just one Small Mottled Willow here.
Sat 19th December 2015 01:45 by Paul Harris
A jaw-dropping moment with an Eastern Bordered Straw in one of the traps. A new moth for here (Quelle surprise!). Also the hoped for Syncopacma polychromella, 3 Small Mottled Willow, 2 Rush Veneer, 2 Silver Y and Feathered Thorn.
Fri 18th December 2015 21:11 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 17.12.15 125W MV
Fri 18th December 2015 14:17 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 17 December 2015
A bizarre mix: 1 Hebrew Character, 1 December Moth, 1 Dark Chestnut and 2 Small Mottled Willow.
Fri 18th December 2015 12:22 by Andrew Kirby
17/12/15 Stoke Abbott
December Moth (5), Winter Moth (4), plus singles of Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis, Crocidosema plebejana & Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella.
Fri 18th December 2015 11:12 by Will Bown
17th December - Winterborne Stickland
The species logged here were: Cypress Carpet, Turnip, Winter Moth, Epiphyas postvittana, and Udea ferrugalis.
Fri 18th December 2015 08:38 by Jack Oughton
Portesham 17th Dec
31 moths of 12 species. Highlights were 2 new Syncopacma polychromella, plus a 2nd Common Quaker, Small Mottled Willow (7), Silver Y, Dark Sword-grass, Plutella xylostella, Udea ferrugalis (3), Nomophila noctuella (2).
Thu 17th December 2015 16:14 by Paul Harris
Moths caught were: Small Mottled Willow, Rush Veneer, RDP, Silver Y, Yellow-line Quaker and Feathered Thorn.
Thu 17th December 2015 08:53 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 16th December
2 Silver Y , 2 Double-striped Pug , Rusty-dot Pearl , Crocidosema plebejana.
Thu 17th December 2015 08:31 by Jack Oughton
Portesham 16th December
Wed 16th December 2015 10:37 by Clive Pinder
Chickerell December 15th
A White-speck and a Dark Chestnut.
Tue 15th December 2015 10:14 by Will Bown
14th December - Winterborne Stickland
Another very mild and foggy night produced seven species: several Udea ferrugalis, plus White-speck, Dark Sword Grass, Dark Chestnut, and a few each of December Moth and Winter Moth.
Mon 14th December 2015 16:37 by Richard Cottle
Tincleton, 13th December
A couple of different species from the usual mid-December fare with 4 Rusty-dot Pearl, 2 Crocidosema plebeiana, Scrobipalpa costella. Also 4 December Moth, Winter Moth and Red-green Carpet.
Mon 14th December 2015 12:09 by Paul Harris
2 Silver Y, Red-green Carpet, 2 December Moth and Crocidosema plebejana.
Sun 13th December 2015 15:07 by Geoff Lightfoot
December moth , Silver Y.
Sun 13th December 2015 13:32 by Paul Harris
Silver Y and December Moth.
Sun 13th December 2015 12:28 by Will Bown
12th December - Winterborne Stickland
A very mild night produced three species: Silver Y, Mottled Umber and Winter Moth
Sat 12th December 2015 17:49 by Richard Cottle
Tincleton, 11th December
5 species here, 13 individuals - 4 Yellow-line Quaker, 4 Winter Moth, 2 Mottled Umber, Angle Shades and a Turnip.
Sat 12th December 2015 16:21 by Paul Harris
Silver Y the only moth in two traps.
Sat 12th December 2015 13:32 by Geoff Lightfoot
Silver Y , Rusty-dot Pearl , Epiphyas postvittana.
Tue 8th December 2015 20:53 by Paul Harris
Silver Y and ♂ December Moth.
Mon 7th December 2015 19:40 by Paul Harris
4 Silver Y, Yellow-line Quaker, Angle Shades and the first December Moth of the winter, a ♀
Mon 7th December 2015 08:48 by Geoff Lightfoot
Silver Y , Double-striped Pug.
Fri 4th December 2015 17:09 by Paul Harris
Mild but slightly less windy night produced one Silver Y and 2 Angle Shades.
Wed 2nd December 2015 12:16 by Paul Harris
Mild but very windy night produced 2 Silver Y and an Angle Shades.
Tue 1st December 2015 13:44 by Clive Pinder
Chickerell, November 30th
Three moths in the garden trap last night; 1 each of Rusty Dot Pearl, Silver Y and Pearly Underwing.