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Fri 7th July 2017 15:39 by Vince Giavarini
Weds 5 July 2017, Brownsea Island
Preliminary sampling of regenerating heathland at centre of the island with basic Heath trap yielded 23 Horse Chestnut, 17 True Lover's Knot, 7 Scarce Footman and micros Pempelia genistella (gorse specialist) and Ypsolopha nemorella which, on a night with a bright moon suggests good recovery/diversity.

An DWT MV on a track near the Villa generated useful records of Cream-bordered Green Pea, Dingy Shell (alder feeder), Fen Wainscot, Festoon, Four-spotted Footman (5), Kent Black Arches (3) and Pinion-streaked Snout, with micros Aroga velocella, Chilo phragmitella, Cryptoblabes bistringa and Lobesia abscisana.