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Sun 31st July 2016 22:51 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 30 July
Around 70 species, with: Oak Hook-tip, Purple Thorn, Knot Grass, Blue-bordered Carpet, Dusky Thorn, Oak Eggar, Lt Arches, Sandy Carpet, Ghost, Lssr B-bordered Y U/wing, (m&f) Black Arches, Slender Brindle, Mocha.  Amongst the micros: A.hamana, E.pinguis, E.cana, C.lemnata, P.stratiotata (min 11.4 degsC)
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Sun 31st July 2016 17:14 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 30.7.16 125W MV
164 individuals of 67 species. Numbers down, but still plenty of interest.  Highlights: Aethes rubigana (FFG), Pyrausta aurata, Ostrinia nubialis, Oak Eggar, Small Phoenix (all FFG), Slender Brindle (FFY) and Oak Nycteoline (FFY).
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Sun 31st July 2016 14:19 by David Foot
Oakers Wood 30/7
Trapped Oakers Wood last night 30/7

134 species. Highlights were dingy mocha, double kidney, lunar-spotted pinion, archer's dart, dotted-border wave, devon carpet, beautiful snout, marsh oblique-barred, both pinion-streaked and white-line snouts and 219 four-spotted footman.

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Sat 30th July 2016 12:27 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 29/7
First garden record of Clouded Magpie the best here, plus Cydia amplana. Also Brown-veined Wainscot, 2 Double Lobed and 8 Caloptilia semifascia.

1885 Clouded Magpie 04 Copyright: Paul Harris

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Sat 30th July 2016 07:52 by Vince Giavarini
Poole...an urban garden
Another good catch with over 100 individual macromoths allocated to 36 species. That is really good going in the diversity stakes (Unfortunately no Least Carpet Jenny!!). Highlights included Garden Tiger (only second in 10 years), Four-spotted Footman, Current Pug and a Cloaked Minor the latter in a real hurry to be off. Mention also of Maidens Blush (3), Dingy Footman and Poplar Grey (2). On the migrants front: six Silver Y. The lunar phase favours traps at the moment...so it's good to take advantage. Where's my trainers...Parkrun in an hour.
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Fri 29th July 2016 08:53 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 28.7
A warm, still night. 87 species including C. quernana, and Beautiful Snout.  FFG Orthotelia sparganella. Shuttle-shaped Dart is back!  Migrants: 1 Diamond-back, 2 Rusty-dot Pearl and 2 Silver Y.
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Thu 28th July 2016 18:29 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 27/7
Best here were: Lunar-spotted Pinion, Maple Pug and Double Lobed. Couple of micros ID'd were Athrips mouffetella and Crassa unitella.

0762 Athrips mouffetella 02 Copyright: Paul Harris

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Thu 28th July 2016 11:59 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 27 July
Best night so far this year.  83 species including FFY Pine Carpet, Buff Footman, Southern Wainscot, Dot Moth, Square-spot Rustic and Rosy Rustic.  Also Slender Pug, Cloaked Carpet and Dingy Shears.  The Sallow Kittens are back!  Migrants: 2 Diamond-back and 3 Rusty-dot Pearl.
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Thu 28th July 2016 10:41 by Vince Giavarini
Poole...an urban garden
We seem to be entering the late summer hiatus of mothing waiting for the Autumn phase to kick-in. 28 macros last night with Black Arches and Ruby Tiger putting in a first appearance. Very annoying that here in Poole we still don't get the Least Carpet moth. In Portugal recently I caught scores of the Spanish version which is more strongly marked...and a very beautiful thing in close-up. They seem to get as far as Bournemouth, nip along the Stour to Wimborne and then turn up again in Weymouth and the Fleet where they may have established colonies. Who knows!!
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Wed 27th July 2016 21:56 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 26th July
36 species including 1 Swallow-tailed, 1 Nut-tree Tussock, 3 Ariana coronate, 1 Scorched Carpet, 1 Hypsopygia costalis, 1 Flame Shoulder.
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Wed 27th July 2016 21:53 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 25th July
29 species including 1 September Thorn, 1 Nut-tree Tussock, 2 Small Blood-vein, 1 Pale Prominent and 1 Lunar-spotted Pinion.
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Wed 27th July 2016 09:13 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 26 July
Warm with some showers.  67 species including FFY Scarce Footman, Marbled Green and Kent Black Arches. Also 2 Diamond-back and 4 Silver Y.
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Tue 26th July 2016 22:21 by Vince Giavarini
Woodland near Swanage.
First trapping at new woodland site for many years. Rewarded with bags of Mochas, Yellow-tail, Black Arches and Four-spotted Footman. Also nice to see Early and Purple Thorns, Pine Hawkmoth, Small Rivulet, Phoenix, Muslin Footman, Small and Large Emerald.
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Tue 26th July 2016 14:53 by Geoffrey Sell
Charmouth
26th July. A Small Marbled, a Blue-bordered Carpet and a Least Carpet (the 2nd this year).
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Tue 26th July 2016 10:02 by Clive Pinder
Chickerell July 25
Third garden record of Bloxworth Snout following one in July 2012 and another in July 2014.
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Tue 26th July 2016 08:20 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 25 July
50 species including E. quadrimaculana and Dingy Shears.  Also 2 Diamond-back and 3 Silver Y.
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Mon 25th July 2016 14:16 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 19th July
Major problems with home computer, but I am sending in a report from another computer of my best night this year. I caught 60 species including 3 Blue-bordered Carpet, 1 Leopard Moth, 1 Large Emerald, 1 Scarlet Tiger, 1 Euzophera pinguis, 1 Small Yellow Wave, 1 Short-cloaked Moth, 1 Aethes rubigana, 1 Anania crocealis, 1 Small Blood-vein, 1 Rosy Footman, 1 White Plume. After all the poor times over the last couple of months, it was so good to be almost overwhelmed by large numbers of moths!
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Mon 25th July 2016 13:40 by Vince Giavarini
Badbury Rings...24 July 2016
Over 40 species of macro this morning to two Heath Traps. Very good numbers of Beautiful Hook-tip, Clay, Common Rustic, Double Square-spot, Drinker, Dusky Sallow, Magpie, Ruby Tiger, Small Waved Umber, Shaded Broad-bar, Smoky Wainscot and Uncertain. Singles of Barred Straw, Brussels Lace, Coronet, Dot Moth, Early Thorn, Kent Black Arches, Mottled Pug, Purple-bar, Rosy Minor, Scorched Carpet, Silver Y, Single-dotted Wave and V-Pug.
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Sun 24th July 2016 19:03 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 23/7
A decent variety in the traps this morning: Acleris umbrana, Dark Spectacle, Scallop Shell, 2 Ghost (♀ and ♂), Dusky Sallow, Scarce Silver-lines, Chocolate-tip and the first Saltern Ear of the year.
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Sun 24th July 2016 09:47 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 23 July
A warm, still night. 76 species including FFY E. pinguis, Canary-shouldered Thorn, Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing, Least Yellow Underwing and Dusky Sallow.  Also of interest were S. subfusca, C. paludella, A. crocealis and Blue-bordered Carpet, and 9 Four-spotted Footman.  On the migrant front: 3 Diamond-back, 1 Rush Veneer, 1 European Corn Borer and 3 Silver Y.
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Sat 23rd July 2016 19:04 by Alan Bernard
Coryates 21 July
Some new records for my garden : Small Rufous, Least Carpet, Kent Black Arches, and Pempelia formosa.
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Sat 23rd July 2016 17:10 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 22.7.16 125W MV
209 individuals of 70 species. Highlights included FFG Swammerdamia pyrella and FFY Euzophera pinguis, July Highflier, Small Yellow Wave, Four-spotted Footman (m) and Kent Black Arches.  Other migrants: xylostella (1) and ferrugalis (2).
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Sat 23rd July 2016 14:08 by Vince Giavarini
22 July, Poole
110 macros of 38 species, a record number here since 2006/7. Best of show: Maidens Blush, White Satin Moth and a Bloxworth Snout. The abundance prize goes to Bright-line Brown-eye with 15. Migrants 2 Silver Y, 4 xylostella and 2 noctuella. Best of the pyralids...a glaucinalis.
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Sat 23rd July 2016 10:45 by Paul Harris
Broadwey
Highlights from last two nights.

21/7: Least Carpet and Fen Wainscot.

22/7: Lunar-spotted Pinion, Plain Pug and Yponomeuta sedella. First Jersey Tiger of the year.

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Sat 23rd July 2016 09:53 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 22 July
Still and warm but a bright moon. 48 species including Ghost Moth and Lackey.
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Thu 21st July 2016 19:31 by Vince Giavarini
20 July, 2016...Poole
32 species of macro here and a bit of a grey theme going on with Daggers, Knotgrass, Miller, Sycamore and Peppered Moth all around the trap today. Colour in the shape of a Herald, Green Silver-lines and Early Thorn. A diverse bunch of micros but a costalis the star turn.
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Thu 21st July 2016 12:56 by Rebecca Porter
Wednesday 20th July, Puddletown
Pammene aurita and blue-bordered carpet amongst more usual July species.

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Wed 20th July 2016 18:03 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 19/7
Some excellent garden rarities here, some being second records for the garden. Least Carpet, Large Emerald, Evergestis limbata and Oncocera semirubella.
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Wed 20th July 2016 16:37 by Geoffrey Sell
Wednesday 20th July, Charmouth
A Sand Dart, Maiden's Blush, and a Bordered Beauty.
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Tue 19th July 2016 19:38 by Alan Bernard
Coryates 18 July
A warm night, strong easterly breeze and a clear sky with full moon. Net result not many moths. However a single Beautiful Yellow Underwing was a first for here, perhaps blown in from the east. Notable absentee in the garden trap this year is White Point which was common all summer in the last two years.
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Tue 19th July 2016 13:48 by Clive Pinder
Chickerell July 18
An Evergestis extimalis this morning, very, worn but confirmed by Phil Sterling.
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Mon 18th July 2016 16:18 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 17/7
Another reasonable night: My first Satin Beauty and second Ruddy Carpet. Also the rare micro Ethmia dodecea and a Yarrow Plume.
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Sun 17th July 2016 22:43 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 16.7.16 125W MV
Much better here: 189 individuals of 72 species confirmed so far. Highlights included FFG Eudonia pallida and Pretty Chalk Carpet. Little migrant interest: Plutella xylostella (5), Udea ferrugalis (5) and Silver Y (1).
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Sun 17th July 2016 20:24 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 16/7
A completely unexpected and off-the-radar addition to the garden list today in the form of a Waved Carpet. With only one colony in West Dorset it's anyone's guess where this came from, although the near continent must be a possibility in these weather conditions.

1877 Waved Carpet 02 Copyright: Paul Harris

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Sat 16th July 2016 21:41 by Richard Cottle
Tincleton 15th July
For mid-July and a warm(isn) night, numbers of moths were on the low side. But, a few highlights - singles of Plutella porectella, Evergestis limbata, Large Emerald and Lesser Cream Wave. A few migrants with Silver Y (2), Rusty-dot Pearl (2), Rush Veneer and Diamond-back.
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Sat 16th July 2016 18:06 by Lawrie de Whalley
Lawrie de Whalley Winterborne Stickland
15.07.2016 15 degC 52 species. Clouded Magpie 1, Bordered Beauty 1, Drinker 3, Garden Tiger 3, Buff Arches 3,July Highflyer 1, Yellow Bar 1, Spinach 2, were best of group. Very small quantity of any species.
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Thu 14th July 2016 12:00 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 13th July
A poor night with only 18 species including 1 Brussels Lace, 1 Drinker, 1 Fern, 1 Green Pug.
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Thu 14th July 2016 09:01 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 12th July
only 21 species but including 1 very welcome Lilac Beauty and 2 Clouded Border.
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Thu 14th July 2016 08:59 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 11th July
31 species including 24 Riband Wave!, 1 Privet Hawkmoth, 1 Small Emerald, 1 Dot Moth 1 Common Emerald, 1 Thistle Ermine, 1 Lozotaenia forsterana.
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Wed 13th July 2016 23:20 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 12 July
Low numbers with around 35 species, inc: Pebble Prominent, Smoky Wainscot, Early Thorn, Udea Prunella, (3) Lozotaenia forsterana, (2) Eucosma cana.  FFY: Sharp-angled Carpet and Lunar-spotted Pinion . . . . .

2319 Lunar-spotted Pinion 02 Copyright: Gillian Nash, July 2016

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Wed 13th July 2016 19:38 by Paul Harris
Broadwey
11/7: White Satin plus two each of Ghost and Broad-barred White. Some micros ID'd were Digitivalva pulicariae, Endothenia marginana and Prays fraxinella.

12/7: Green Arches and Dark Spectacle the best today.

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Wed 13th July 2016 13:49 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 12 July
Another modest catch down on the previous night but Dingy Footman and Dingy Shears were FFY.
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Wed 13th July 2016 05:15 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 11 July
A late post, where did yesterday go? 355 Macros x 73 Species included FFY Canary-shouldered Thorn, Pebble Hook-tip, Yellow Shell and September Thorn. Now off for more!
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Tue 12th July 2016 20:39 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 11th July
Peach Blossom , Figure of Eighty , Small Blood-vein , Privet Hawkmoth , Vapourer , Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing , Shark , fem.Small Dotted Buff , Small Fanfoot.
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Mon 11th July 2016 14:00 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 10 July
It was the turn of a stiff breeze last night to hamper proceedings, so from another poor catch of 31 x 95 Common Lutestring was the only FFY with others including Pale Mottled Willow, Silver Y, Small Dotted Buff, Bordered Beauty and Bordered White.
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Sun 10th July 2016 22:46 by Alan Bernard
Coryates 8 July
Three new species for the garden : Dingy Shears, Grey Arches and Crescent Dart, the last two presumably a little way from home.
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Sun 10th July 2016 22:39 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 8 July
Around 40 species, including: Swallow-tailed, Marbled White Spot, Blue-bordered Carpet, Clay, Smoky Wainscot, Single-dotted Wave, FFY: Rosy Footman, Scarce Silver-lines.  Clepsis consimilana, Ancylis achatana, Eucosma cana, Lozotaenia forsterana, Epinotia signatana, Udea olivalis, FFY: Pleuroptya ruralis (min 15.7 degsC)

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Sun 10th July 2016 22:29 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 9 July
Around 20 species, including: Green Arches, Sandy Carpet, Drinker, Early Thorn, Light Arches, Plain Golden Y, Udea ferrugalis, Agapeta hamana (min 16.1 degsC)

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Sun 10th July 2016 10:13 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 9/7
Tawny Shears the best here, my first for quite some years. Also Ghost, Broad-barred White and Dark Spectacle.
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Sun 10th July 2016 08:27 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 9 July
Oh, how the mighty have fallen! From 372 x72 of yesterday to 94 x 27 last night, and not one worthy to hold 'pride of place'.
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Sat 9th July 2016 15:10 by Richard Cottle
Tincleton 7-8th July
Highlights from two nights worth of trapping - Festoon, Beautiful Snout (3), Lobster (4), Lilac Beauty (not a regular here), Common Lutestring, Blue-bordered Carpet (2), Scarlet Tiger (2) and Hypsopygia glaucinalis. Some migrant activity on the night of the 8th? with single Small Mottled Willow, Diamond-back (2) and Rusty-dot Pearl (2).
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Sat 9th July 2016 14:38 by Vince Giavarini
Poole...8 July 2016
Another productive night with 34 species of macro. This has to have been 'the night of the Fan-foots' with no fewer than 15 in the trap this morning. New arrivals include singles of Brown-tail, Dun-bar and Single-dotted Wave. Absolutely no migrants!! Best of the micros: a fulvalis.
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Sat 9th July 2016 14:35 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 8.7.16 125W MV
105 individuals of 52 species (more to ID). Highlights included: Peach Blossom, Lackey (both FFY), Blue-bordered Carpet (FFG) and Barred Yellow (FFY). Sole migrant interest was Udea ferrugalis (3).
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Sat 9th July 2016 14:10 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 8 July
Decent conditions resulted in the best night of the year so far, 372 Macros x 72 Species. Of these FFY were Scalloped Oak, Festoon, Mullein Wave, Dog's Tooth and a very sad looking Kent Black Arches. Looks like it could be good again tonight especially if this wind drops off!
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Sat 9th July 2016 10:49 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 7 July 2016
Around 60 species, including: Cypress Carpet, Silver Y, Clay, Sycamore, Foxglove Pug, Privet Hawk, Poplar Grey, Pebble Prominent, Miller, Drinker, Ancylis achatana, Udea ferrugalis & prunella.  FFY: Speckled Yellow, Broad-bordered Y U/wing, Marbled Beauty, Lssr Y U/wing, Common Lutestring, Blue-bordered Carpet, C mayrella, A hamana.  FFG: Recurvaria leucatella . . . .

0758 Recurvaria leucatella 02 Copyright: Gillian Nash, July 2016

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Sat 9th July 2016 09:07 by Geoffrey Sell
Charmouth
Decent numbers at last - 50 species of Macro including 2 Alder Moth, a Fen Wainscot, and a Lobster Moth.
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Fri 8th July 2016 16:04 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 07 June
Overnight conditions were certainly set fair with not even a zephyr at dawn, +15°C here, 8 oktas cloud cover and no precipitation. However, counts of 245 Macros of 58 Species were only an increase of 2 and 3 respectively on the previous night. FFY logged were Grey Dagger (agg), Small Elephant Hawk-moth and Marbled White Spot with others including Pine Hawk-moth, Ruby Tiger, Small Dotted Buff, Lychnis, Cream-bordered Green Pea and a single Silver Y.
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Thu 7th July 2016 19:35 by Vince Giavarini
Poole...an urban garden, 6 July 2016
Last night welcomed a new design for how the moth trap is set up in the garden: shed on one side, a four foot high strip of portable weave fencing blocking the light at one of the shorter ends, and netting on the other side, so leaving one open end and the top open of course. This allows the moths plenty of grip and cryptic background. The trap sits on a white sheet at its centre. It was a good night...the wind had dropped and the light had drawn in a total of 36 species of macro...best this year so far. With my cat locked away I was interested to notice some very muddy, spidery footprints diagonally across the sheet. Possibly a nosey fox!! Best of the catch was Blue-bordered Carpet, Broad-barred White, Common Emerald, Oak Nycteolene, Scarce Silver-lines and a Shark. Micros included (not for the first time) several coronata; also quadripunctata, and migrants ferrugalis and xylostella (1).
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Thu 7th July 2016 13:09 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 6 July
+11°C at dawn here had drawn 243 Macros of 55 Species to the Traps, of these single Bordered Pug, Barred Red and Buff Footman were FFY.
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Thu 7th July 2016 00:33 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 5 July 2016
Just 21 species, inc: Privet Hawk (2), Burnished Brass (3), Scalloped Oak, Plain Golden Y, Agapeta hamana, Ancylis achatana.  Also, by day, Anthophila fabricana, and 2 Scarlet Tiger (min 9 degsC)
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Wed 6th July 2016 14:44 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 5 July
Firstly, after a 'most welcome' prompt from Les the claimed Bordered Gothic of 03/07/2016 has been deleted from the record as a COMPLETE MISIDENTIFICATION. THANKS to him something has been learnt so ANY future correction from any quarter (usually from Mr Foot) are more than welcome here! As if one mistake were not enough, the Typo on yesterday's Post should have read FFY and not FFR, which has also been corrected. Onward, and with yet another dip in temperature counts were similarly effected with 198 Macros x 40 Species. Of these best were singles of, Small Mottled Willow, Silver Y, Small Dusty Wave, Short-cloaked Moth, Coronet, Small Blood-vein and Figure of 80.
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Wed 6th July 2016 10:49 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 5th July
Only 21 species here, but including 1 Sandy Carpet and 1 Broad-barred White.
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Wed 6th July 2016 07:45 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 5 July
A chillier night.  39 species including FFY Cypress Carpet, Common Footman and Miller.  Also 1 U. ferrugalis and 1 Silver Y.
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Tue 5th July 2016 20:13 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 4th July
35 species including 2 Barred Yellow, 1 Fern, 1 Drinker, 1 Hypsopygia costalis, 1 Common Emerald.
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Tue 5th July 2016 14:30 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 4 July
Another small increase in overnight temperature (the promised 15°C) had the same effect on the catch with 223 Macros x 56 Species. FFY were Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing, Double Lobed, Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing, Garden Tiger and an early'ish Small Rufous.
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Tue 5th July 2016 09:36 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 4 July
A very good night with 62 species, the highlight being 1 E. limbata.  FFG 2 Lesser Wax Moth - I've been getting a lot of Bee Moths this year.  FFY B. blandella, H. rufescens, Common Emerald, Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing, Magpie Moth, Swallow-tailed Moth, Shears and Common Rustic.  Also 1 Diamond-back, 1 European Corn Borer and 1 Silver Y.
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Mon 4th July 2016 16:34 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 3 July
Despite some increase in the overnight temperature, there was a slight drop in both sets of counts 205 Macros of 45 Species. Of these Toadflax Pug was a FFY while other interest included another Blue-bordered Carpet, c2 more Gem, a Silver Y, Miller and Small Blood-vein.
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Mon 4th July 2016 12:13 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 3rd July
24 species here including 1 Drinker, 1 Spectacle, 3 Fan-foot, 1 Fern, 1 Common Wave and 5 Riband Wave.
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Mon 4th July 2016 09:22 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 3 July
Warmer, the wind dropped and fog in the morning.  50 species including FFG E. campoliliana and FFY A. achatana, Large Emerald, Drinker, Short-cloaked Moth and Barred Red. Also 4 U. ferrugalis, 4 Rush Veneer, 1 European Corn Borer, 1 Dark Sword-grass and 1 Silver Y.
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Sun 3rd July 2016 21:26 by Richard Cottle
Tincleton,3rd July
Not much at all to report from the trap over the past week (apart from generally low numbers). However, all was made up for by what at distance and first sight appeared to be a Hummingbird Hawk nectaring on Red Valerian. On closer inspection it turned out to be a Broad-bordered Bee Hawk, not a species that I had expected to appear in the garden, but great to watch for a couple of minutes before it flew off.
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Sun 3rd July 2016 19:43 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 2nd July
A good evening of moths for this site after a very poor turnout the previous night. 35 species including 3 Lackey, 1 Buff Arches, 1 Eyed Hawkmoth, 1 Plain Golden Y, 3 Early Thorn, 1 Rivulet, 1 Magpie, 1 Common Wave, 1 Ancylis achatana, 1 Green Pug and a really fresh Hypsopygia costalis (Golden Triangle), a brilliant looking moth.
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Sun 3rd July 2016 14:02 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 2 June
A decent increase in temperature was reflected at the traps with F'sFY Small Dotted Buff, Shark, Clay and Blue-bordered Carpet backed by singles of Small Seraphim, Pale Mottled Willow, Small Mottled Willow plus 2 each of Short-cloaked Moth and Gem. Having slipped from memory, as do most things these days, backdated Common Rustic was a FFY on 29/06/2016.
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Sat 2nd July 2016 15:56 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 1st July
Swallow-tailed Moth , Privet Hawkmoth (3) , Lychnis , Southern Wainscot.
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Sat 2nd July 2016 15:36 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 1 July
Only +9°C here at dawn resulted in a very low return, best being Bordered Beauty, Freyer's Pug and Cream-bordered Green Pea.
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Sat 2nd July 2016 08:00 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 1 July
Chilly with strong winds. 34 species including FFY U. prunalis and Small Blood-vein.  Also 4 U. ferrugalis.  And a nice Pale-shouldered Brocade.
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Fri 1st July 2016 23:40 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 30 June
28 species, inc: Lt Arches, Poplar Grey, Common Emerald, Udea ferrugalis, Cnephasia sp, Nomophila noctuella, Archips podana.  FFY: Mottled Beauty, Grapholita funebrana (tbc) min 14 degsC
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Fri 1st July 2016 20:16 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 30th June
24 species including 1 early Cloaked Minor, 1 Spectacle and 1 Lackey.
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Fri 1st July 2016 13:47 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 30.6.16 125W MV
Numbers well down on a cool night: only 67 individuals of 26 species. Migrants: Udea ferrugalis (4); Silver Y (1).  FFY were Small Blood-vein, Plain Golden Y (2) and Turnip.
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Fri 1st July 2016 11:59 by Capt Bagsy
East Parley 30 June
Although there were no FFY additions among the 200 Macros of 38 Species c2 Gem, c3 Silver Y, along with singles of Pale Mottled Willow, Elephant Hawk-moth and Sycamore were the highlights.
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Fri 1st July 2016 07:54 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 30 June
Despite the rain and wind (but from the south-west later on), 46 species including FFY Beautiful Plume, Garden Tiger and Sycamore.  Also 1 very worn Dark Sword-grass and 2 U. ferrugalis.
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