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current posts

 
Sat 31st October 2020 17:31 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 30th October
3 traps 3 moths ! but , Radford’s Flame Shoulder , Brick.  Cosmopolitan withdrawn - a very badly worn L-album Wainscot I think.
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Sat 31st October 2020 09:13 by Andrew Foster
Bridport 30th October 2020
1 Palpita vitrealis and 3 Silver Y
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Sat 31st October 2020 07:42 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 30 October 2020
Only 6 moths but 1 P. vitrealis. Cosmopolitan withdrawn - a worn White-point.
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Fri 30th October 2020 16:27 by Andrew Foster
Bridport 29th October 2020
Not many moths but a surprisingly late Buff Footman
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Thu 29th October 2020 16:22 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 28th October
Radford’s Flame Shoulder , White-speck.  27th October - Pearly Underwing.
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Mon 26th October 2020 17:53 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 25th October
Palpita vitrealis and a second generation Dark Arches.
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Mon 26th October 2020 08:11 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 25 October 2020
One P. vitrealis and another late Vine's Rustic.
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Fri 23rd October 2020 12:13 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 22nd October
11 species including 1 Figure of Eight and 1 Cypress Carpet.
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Fri 23rd October 2020 09:28 by Andrew Foster
Bridport 22nd October
2 Palpita vitrealis and FFY Feathered Thorn
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Fri 23rd October 2020 08:09 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 22 October 2020
One P. vitrealis and a late Rosy Rustic.
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Thu 22nd October 2020 16:24 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 21st October
Only 15 moths to three traps but included 2 Palpita vitrealis , Radford’s Flame Shoulder , Scarce Bordered Straw.
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Thu 22nd October 2020 10:00 by Andrew Foster
Bridport 21st October 2020
3 Palpita vitrealis, 1 White-speck and a late or 2nd brood Yellow-tail.
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Wed 21st October 2020 16:57 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 20th October
Palpita vitrealis , Mallow , Flame Brocade , 3 Clancy’s Rustic.
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Wed 21st October 2020 12:25 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 20th October
Highest number of species for weeks. A welcome sight of 16 species including singles of Carcina quercana, Rusty-dot Pearl, Cypress Carpet, Sallow, Barred Sallow, Chestnut, Dark Chestnut.
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Wed 21st October 2020 10:33 by Andrew Foster
Bridport 20th October
Antigastra catalaunalis (1), Palpita vitrealis (11), Portland Riband Wave (1), Blair's Mocha (3), White Point (1), Flame Brocade (1) and Clancy's Rustic (1). Usual resident autumnal species in short supply but FFY Chestnut
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Wed 21st October 2020 10:06 by Jack Oughton
Portesham
20/10/20 158 individuals of 40 species. Species include Monopis obviella (6), M. crocicapitana (2), Plutella xylostella (3), Acleris sparsana (2), Udea ferrugalis (3), Mecyna asinalis, Palpita vitrealis (9), Vestal, Gem, Feathered Thorn, Figure of Eight (new for me), Clancy's Rustic, Large Wainscot, Red-line Quaker (2), Yellow-line Quaker and Flame Brocade. The most common moth was White-point, with 28 individuals.

19/10/20 57 of 23 species, including Monopis obviella (2), Plutella xylostella (2), Hypsopygia glaucinalis, a late Brimstone Moth, Silver Y, Green-brindled Crescent, Sallow, and Blair's Shoulder-knot.

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Wed 21st October 2020 07:50 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 20 October 2020
3 P. vitrealis.  4 second generation C. quercana.  Also a late Gold Spot.
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Tue 20th October 2020 09:57 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 19 October 2020
FFG one Radford's Flame Shoulder.  Also late Brimstone, Light Emerald and Vine's Rustic.
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Mon 19th October 2020 12:17 by Martin Raper
Beaminster 18 Oct
Merveille du Jour FFY - 11 species including Black Rustic, Angle Shades, Snout, Barred Sallow - even a very small Silver Y.
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Mon 19th October 2020 11:36 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 18.10.20 125W MV
16 species including FFY November Moth agg., Figure of Eight, Blair's Shoulder-knot, Red-line Quaker & Green-brindled Crescent.  Also an assumed third generation Blood-vein.
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Mon 19th October 2020 09:15 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 18 October 2020
A late and very tatty Light Emerald.  Another late Vine's Rustic. And a late Clifden Nonpareil to jazz things up.
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Sun 18th October 2020 09:27 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 17 October 2020
A late Flame Shoulder (sadly not a Radford's). Also a late Vine's Rustic.
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Sat 17th October 2020 16:20 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 16th October
So little of note in recent times but on this occasion, visited by 2 Merveille du Jour. Certainly worth waiting for.
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Sat 10th October 2020 18:18 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 8th October
Convolvulus Hawk-moth , Feathered Brindle , Merveille du Jour.
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Thu 8th October 2020 13:51 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 8.10.20 125W MV
11 species on a windy night including FFY Large Ranunculus. Singles of Diamond-back Moth and Rusty-dot Pearl.
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