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Fri 14th July 2017 11:47 by Jack Oughton
Abbotsbury Swannery 13th July
2 MVs at Abbotsbury Swannery last night produced 117 species. New for me were Caryocolum viscariella & Bactra robustrana. Also a Scrobipalpa which looks to be nitentella, but as it wasn't retained shan't be recorded. Also of note were Borkhausenia fuscescens (4), Adaina microdactyla, Brachmia blandella (7), Lozotaeniodes formosana, Acleris forsskaleana, Epinotia cruciana, Bactra furfurana, Anania crocealis (2), Nomophila noctuella, Plain Pug, Wood Carpet, Bordered Beauty (2), Canary-shouldered Thorn (is it that time of year already!!!), Large Emerald, Four-spotted Footman, Pinion-streaked Snout, Black Arches, Brown-tail (8), Fen Wainscot (12), Brown-veined Wainscot (4), Small Dotted Buff (2), Southern Wainscot (17), Rosy Rustic (again, is it that time of year!), Gothic, Dark Sword-grass, Short-cloaked Moth (2), Kent Black Arches (2) and Cream-bordered Green Pea.

Now I'm off to the Lake District for a week, not a mothing holiday, but I am bringing a small trap with me, so hopefully will catch a couple of things which are new or rare for me!