MON 16 MAY 

More breeze tonight , no rain resulted in only 40 moths of 16 species- 4 NFY 

2 Brimstone, 10 Flame Shoulder, 3 White Ermine, 9 Treble Lines ., 

1 Silver Y, 3 Common Marbled Carpet, 2 Green Carpet, 1 Garden Carpet, 1 Common Wave, 2 Common Quaker, 1 Light Emerald ( NFY ), 1 Silver Ground Carpet (NFY), 1 Dotted Border, 1 Small Clouded Brindle , 1 Pinion Streaked Snout (NFY ), 1 Foxglove Pug (NFY )

Sun 15 MAY 

Cloudy mild night with light showers resulted in the best catch this year - 71 moths of 35 species- 7 NFY, 3 NFG 

Highlights - 4 GREEN CARPET, 3 COMMON MARBLED CARPET, 

3 BROKEN BARRED CARPET, 1 RED TWIN SPOT CARPET, 2 COMMON CARPET, 1 LYCHNIS, 1 COMMON WAINSCOT, 1 COMMON PUG, 

1 GREY PUG ( NFY), 1 BURNISHED BRASS (NFY ) , 2 SPECTACLE (NFY ), 1 MUSLIN, 3 LEAST BLACK ARCHES, 1 BUFF TIP, 1 PUSS MOTH , 1 PALE TUSSOCK, 1 CLOUDED SILVER, 1 ORANGE FOOTMAN (NFY ) 1 WHITE ERMINE, 1 TWENTY PLUME, 1 WHITE-PINION SPOTTED ( NFG )2 SHUTTLE SHAPED DART, 1 RUFOUS MINOR (NFY)

4 SMALL CLOUDED BRINDLE ( NFG ), 1 SMALL DUSTY WAVE (NFY )

1 ALDER MOTH ( NFY ) 1 YELLOW BARRED BRINDLE (NFY )

Photos to be added to the 2022 photo page 

FRI 13 MAY 

Found a lovely Puss Moth in an unlit trap this morning 

THURS 12 MAY  

Windy , poor catch only 14 moths of 9 species - 1 NFY - BUFF TIP 

WED 11 MAY 

Cloudy from 10.00 - poor overnight catch - total 27 moths of 17 species , 3 NFY-all micros 

2 Common Quaker, 4 Flame Shoulder, 2 Treble Lines, 1 Green Carpet 

1 Common Marbled Carpet, 3 Red Twin Spot Carpet, 1 Garden Carpet, 4 Brimstone, 1 Muslin, 1 Small Magpie (NFY), 1 Knot Grass, 1 Willow Beauty, 2 Hebrew Character, 1 Double Striped Pug, 

1 Twenty Plume ( NFY ) , 1 Common Plume ( NFY )

TUES 10 MAY 

Overnight rain and wind produced 37 moths of 20 species with 5 NFY 

1Cream Spot Tiger ( 2nd of the year ) 2 Brimstone, 7 Flame Shoulder, 1 Chinese Character, 3 Red Twin Spot Carpet, 

3 Common Quaker, 2 Bright Line Brown Eye, 1 White Ermine, 

3 Treble Lines, 3 Hebrew Character, 1 Pale Prominent, 1 Heart & Dart, 1 Common Wainscot (NFY) , 1 Green Carpet, 3 Willow Beauty, 

1 Double Striped Pug, 1 Common Pug , 

3 micros all NFY - 1 Syndemis Musculana, 1 Eudonia Pallida, 

1Agonoptrix Ciliella 

MON 9 MAY - cloudy mild night with light showers at 06.00

42 moths of 19 species , 1 NFY 

5 Brimstone, 2 Green Carpet, 2 Broken Barred Carpet, 4 Red Twin Spot Carpet, 1 White Ermine, 3 Early Grey, 8 Treble Lines, 

1 Small Quaker, 4 Common Quaker, 3 Flame Shoulder, 1 Muslin 

2 Hebrew Character, 1 Shuttle Shaped Dart, 1 Poplar Hawk, 

1 V Pug, 1 Knot Grass, 1 Least Black Arches, 1 Chinese Character 

(NFY), 4 Red Twin Spot Carpet, 1 Bright Line Brown Eye.

SUN 8 MAY 

A total of 28 moths of18 species with 5 NFY 

2 Clouded Border, 1 Brimstone, 3 Treble Lines, 2 Small Quaker, 3 Common Quaker, 4 Hebrew Character, 1 Waved Umber,

1 Pale Tussock ( NFY ), 1 Nut Tree Tussock, 1 Knot Grass, 1 White Ermine, 1 Blood Vein (NFY) , 1 Rusty Dot Pearl (NFY) , 1 Flame Shoulder, 1 Common Marbled Carpet, 1 Light Brown Apple Moth (NFY)

FRI 6 MAY 

BEST trap of the year - 41 moths of 22 species with 8 NFY 

7Brimstone, 8 Flame Shoulder, 3 Green Carpet, 1 Broken Barred Carpet (NFY), 1 Common Marbled Carpet (NFY), 3 Red Twin Spot Carpet, 1 Knot Grass (NFY), 2 Double Striped Pug, 1 March Moth, 

1 Common Quaker, 1 Least Dark Arches, 2 Muslin, 1 Clouded Silver (NFY), 1 Small Quaker, 2 Treble Lines (NFY), 1 V Pug, 1 Bright Line

Brown Eye (NFY), 1 Early Grey, 1 Dark Sword Grass, 1 Shuttle Shaped Dart, 1 Pale Pinion ( NFY )

Photos added 

THURS 5 MAY 

A clear night resulted in a catch of23 moths of 18 species - 3 NFY 

1Poplar Hawk Moth (NFY ) , 1 Common Wave (NFY),1 Brimstone, 

2 Least Black Arches (NFY), 1 Flame Shoulder, 1 March Moth, 1 Green Carpet, 3 Common Quaker, 1 Mullein, 1 Nut Tree Tussock, 

1 Clouded Drab, 1 Hebrew Character, 1 Powdered Quaker, 

2 Small Quaker.,1 White Ermine, 1 Early Grey, 1 Early Tooth Striped 

Photos added 

WED 4 MAY 

A poor catch only 11 moths of 9 species -

1 Brimstone, 1 waved Umber, 2 Muslin, 1 Garden Carpet, 1 Powdered Quaker, 2 Common Quaker, 1 Hebrew Character, 

1 Early Grey, 1. Marbled Coronet.

TUES 3 MAY

Overcast night , cool result was 32 moths of 16 species - 3 NFY 

4 Common Quaker, 1 Powdered Quaker, 5 Muslin, 4 Green Carpet, 1 Clouded Border, 4 Early Grey, 2 Brimstone, 1 March Moth, 2 Garden Carpet, 1 Red Twin Spot Carpet, 2 Hebrew Character, 1 Waved Umber, 1 Nut Tree Tussock, 2 Common Pug (NFY) , 1 Oak Tree Pug (NFY) 1 AGONOPTERIX ARENELLA (NFY)

MON 2 MAY - 

A cloudy and reasonably mild night , only 31 moths of 13 species - 3 NFY .

7 BRIMSTONE, 1 SMALL QUAKER, 4 COMMON QUAKER, 1 POWDERED QUAKER, 1 MARCH MOTH , 2 MUSLIN MOTH, 5 FLAME SHOULDER, 

3 GREEN CARPET, 1 GARDEN CARPET, 1 COMMON CARPET(NFY)

1 WILLOW BEAUTY(NFY), 1 V PUG (NFY), 2 CLOUDED BORDER(NFY)

WED 27 APRIL 

A cold and windy night with only 13 moths of 7 species -

4 BRIMSTONE, 1 POWDERED QUAKER, 3 COMMON QUAKER, 

1 FLAME SHOULDER, 3 HEBREW CHARACTER, 1 MUSLIN MOTH  & 

another PUSS MOTH 

Couple of new photos added

TUES 26 APRIL 

Another cool night but trapped 32 moths of 18 species -3 NFY 

2 Brimstone, 5 Common Quaker, 1 Pale Prominent, 2 Red Twin Spot Carpet- (NFY) 1 White Ermine, 3 Powdered Quaker, 1 Garden Carpet, 3 Muslin Moth, 1 Dark Sword Grass (NFY), 4 Hebrew Character, 1 Clouded Drab, 1 Flame Shoulder, 1 Dotted Border, 

1 Small Quaker, 1 Early Grey, 1 Mullein, 1 Swallow Prominent, 

1 Brindled Pug ( NFY )

MON 25 APRIL 

 Cool night, only 20 moths of 12 species - 4 NFY .

1 Swallow Prominent (NFY), 1 Cream Spot Tiger (NFY), 

1 White Ermine (NFY), 1 Mullein ( NFY ) , 1 Brimstone, 4 Muslin Moth, 1 Early Grey, 3 Common Quaker, 2 Small Quaker, 3 Hebrew Character, 1 Flame Shoulder, 1 Powdered Quaker, 

photos added 

SUN 24 APRIL 

Only 1 trap used only 16 moths but 14 species and 2 NFY 

1 PUSS MOTH (NFY), 1 Pale Pinion (NFY ) 1 Brimstone, 1 Muslin Moth, 1 Small Quaker, 1 Clouded Drab, 2 Common Quaker, 

1 Lychnis, 2 Powdered Quaker, 1 Double Striped Pug, 1 Dotted Border, 1 Flame Shoulder, 1 Early Grey, 1 Nut Tree Tussock

Thurs 21 APRIL 

Just 1 trap last night because of the wind , managed 31 moths of 14 species with 6 NFY 

4 Powdered Quaker, 5 Early Grey, 2 Hebrew Character, 10 Common Quaker, 1 Flame Shoulder (NFY), 1 Brimstone, 1 Garden Carpet, 

1 Green Carpet, 1 Water Carpet (NFY) 1 Small Quaker (NFY), 

1 Early Toothed Striped ( NFY) , 1 Turnip Moth (NFY), 1 Nut Tree Tussock

WED 20 APRIL 

Best catch of the year- 48 moths of 13 species -

10 Hebrew Character, 19 Common Quaker, 3 March Moth , 1 Waved Umber, 1 Garden Carpet, 3 Muslin Moth, 4 Powdered Quaker, 

2 Early Grey, 1 Shuttle Shaped Dart, (NFY), 1 Nut Tree Tussock (NFY), 1 Red Chestnut (NFY ), 1 Marbled Coronet (NFY )

1 Brimstone 

new photos added 

SUN 17 APRIL 

A cloudy but cool night - only 15 of 7 species 

8 COMMON QUAKER , 2 EARLY THORN, 1 CLOUDED DRAB ( NFY ) 

1 DOUBLE STRIPED PUG, 1 MUSLIN MOTH , 1 HEBREW CHARACTER, 1 BRIMSTONE 

SAT 16 APR 

Much better results last night with a total 0f 22 of 11 species -5 NFY 

2 BRIMSTONE, 4 HEBREW CHARACTER, 6 COMMON QUAKER, 

2 EARLY THORN, 1 SILVER Y, 1 EARLY GREY, 1 MUSLIN MOTH ( NFY)

2 GARDEN CARPET (NFY ) , 1 DOTTED BORDER ( NFY ) , 

1 WAVED UMBER (NFY ), 2 MARCH MOTH (NFY )

photos added on photos page 

FRI 15 APRIL 

Still recovering from Covid , milder night so decided to light up-

results poor - 9 of 4 species -

3 BRIMSTONE (NFY) , 4 HEBREW CHARACTER, 1 EARLY GREY, 

1 GREEN CARPET (NFY) 

THURS 17 MARCH 

8 of 5 species

4 Hebrew Character, 1 Early Grey - NFY, 1 Early Thorn, 1 Common Quaker, 1 Double Striped Pug 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TUES 15 MAR 

With a positive forecast decided to light up 1 trap - rain in the early hours was not expected . Result 7 of 5-

3 Hebrew Character, 1 Common Quaker, 2 Early Thorn , 1 Double 

Striped Pug.

Photos added 

TUES 1 FEB 

Milder conditions so decided to put one trap out - only 1 moth next morning - a nice SILVER Y 

THURS 13 JAN 

A Double Striped Pug found on my kitchen door at 22.45- the first moth of 2022 

Photo on the Moths photo page