TUES 20 APRIL 

Second best trap this year - no frost with cloudy calm conditions, 

41 moths of 15 species with 6 NFY'S 

15 Common Quaker, 5 Early Grey, 5 Hebrew Character, 2 Muslin Moth . 2 Brimstone, 2 Clouded Drab, 1 Red Chestnut,, 2 Double Striped Pug.1 Water Carpet .

NFY'S were singles of - Nut Tree Tussock, 1 Waved Umber, Streamer, Flame Carpet, Shuttle Shaped Dart, Least Black Arches 

Will be adding to the photos page later 

 

SUN18 APRIL

Yet another cold and clear night with a dawn frost .

13 moths of 4 species - 4 Hebrew Character, 5 Common Quaker, 3 Early Grey , 1 m Muslin Moth .

nights warming up this week ( I hope ) 

SAT 17 APRIL 

Another frost at dawn - 11moths of 3 species 

7 Hebrew Character, 2 Early Grey , 2 Common Quaker 

Yesterday only 6 moths of 3 species - 4 Hebrew Character, 

1 Early Grey, 1 Common Quaker 

THURS 15 APRIL 

Althogh cold with a frost managed 13 moths of 7 species-

3 Hebrew Character, 5 Common Quaker, 1 Early Grey , 1 Small Quaker, 1 Powdered Quaker, 1 Muslin Moth, 1 Dotted Border 

WED 14 APRIL 

Another cold night ., frost at dawn , only 8 moths of 3 species -

5 Hebrew Character, 2 Early Grey , 1 Common Quaker 

MON 12 APRIL 

Only 8 moths of 5 species - 2 Hebrew Character, 2 Common Quaker, 

1 Early Thorn , 2 Early Grey , 1 March Moth 

SAT 10 APRIL 

Cloudy overnight with no dawn frost resulted in 34 moths of 12 species -

10 Hebrew Character, 6 Early Grey , 5 Common Quaker, 3 Small Quaker , 1 Powdered Quaker, 1 Twin Spot Quaker , 3 March Moth , 

1 Water Carpet , 1 Garden Carpet ( NFY ) , 1 Early Thorn , 

1 Muslin Moth ( dark )1 Shoulder Stripe ( NFY ) 

new photos to be posted 

FRI 9 APRIL 

Light frost at dawn , 21 moths of 6 species -

4 EARLY GREY, 9 HEBREW CHARACTER, 2 COMMON QUAKER, 

3 POWDERED QUAKER, 2 SMALL QUAKER, 1 DOTTED BORDER

Thurs 8 April 

7 moths of 4 species 

3 HEBREW CHARACTER, 2 COMMON QUAKER, 1 EARLY GREY , 

1 MARCH MOTH .

Mon 5 APRIL,

Milder night produced 33 moths of 19 species -

1 WATER CARPET, 3 DOTTED BORDER, 1 MARCH MOTH, 5 EARLY GREY , 8 COMMON QUAKER, 3 SMALL QUAKER, 1 POWDERED QUAKER, 1 CLOUDED DRAB , 7 HEBREW CHHARACTER , 1 PALE PINION , 1 EARLY THORN , 1 DARK SWORD GRASS 

SUN 4 APRIL 

After a cold & frosty night only 14 moths of 6 species .

3 EARLY GREY, 1 DOTTED BORDER, 2 POWDERED QUAKER, 

3 HEBREW CHARACTER, 1 DARK SWORD GRASS , 1 MUSLIN MOTH ( NFY ) 

Abbreviation NFY - Means New For Year

SAT 3 APRIL 

Another cold and breezy night so only 14 moths of 6 species 

4 Common Quaker, 2 Powdered Quaker, 1 Small Quaker, 

5 Hebrew Character, 1 Dark Sword Grass, 1 Tawny Pinion ( NFY ) 

FRI 2 APRIL 

Colder & Windy last night - only 19 moths of 6 species 

4 Hebrew Character , 4 Powdered Quaker, 5 Common Quaker, 

1 Small Quaker, 3 Early Grey , 1 Red Chestnut 

THURS 1 APRIL -Highest trap this year a total of 58 moths of 13 species -

3 March Moth , 2 Clouded Drab , 18 Early Grey , 10 Hebrew Character , 10 Common Quaker , 2 Small Quaker, 1 Twin Spotted Quaker, 3 Powdered Quaker, 4 Dark Sword Grass ( immigrant) , 1 Brindled Beauty, 1 Red Chestnut , 1 Angle Shades ( immigrant ) , 

2 Oak Tree Pug 

Photos to be added later .

WED 31 MAR 

Best nights trap the year with a total of 52 moths of 13 species .

6 March Moth , 5 Hebrew Character ,14 Common Quaker , 

4 POWDERED QUAKER.,8 EARLY GREY, 6 Early Thorn , 1 Clouded DRAB , 2 Dotted Border, 1 Red Chestnut, 1 Brindled Beauty ( NFY )

1 Brimstone- ( NFY ) , 2 Double Striped Pug .1 OAK BEAUTY.

Photos to be posted 

TUES 30 MAR 

After 2 mothless nights 23 moths of 7 species-

1 Dotted Border, 1 Water Carpet ( NFY ) , 9 Early Grey , 4 Common Quaker, 1 Twin Spot Quaker, 2 Hebrew Character, 5 March Moth 

New photos will be posted 

THURS 25 MAR 

Another disappointing nights trapping - only 6 moths of 3 species 

3 HEBREW CHARACTER , 2 EARLY GREY, 1 DOTTED BORDER 

Wed 24 MAR 

Another poor night only 10 moths of 4 species -

4 Hebrew Charecter, 3 Early Grey, 2 Common Quaker, 1 Early Thorn 

TUES 23 MAR 

Only 8 moths of 4 species - 2 Dotted Border , 3 Hebrew Charecter, 

2 Common Quaker , 1 Early Grey .

MON 22 MAR 

Cooler and clear night - only 12 moths of 4 species .

4 Dotted Border , 5 Hebrew Charecter, 2 Common Quaker, 

1 Red Chestnut 

SUN 21 MAR 

19 Moths of 7 species - 7 Hebrew Charecter , 5 EARLY GREY , 

2 Common Quaker, 1 Chestnut, 1 Dotted Border, 1 Red Chestnut , 

1 Early Tooth- stripe ( NFY ) , 1 Powdered Quaker ( NFY ) .

SAT 20 MAR 

14 MOTHS OF 6 SPECIES - 6 Hebrew Charecter, 3 Common Quaker, 

1 Early Grey , 1 March Moth , 2 Early Thorn , 1 Small Quaker. 

FRI 19 MAR 

Best trap of the year with 41 moths of 10 species -

13 Hebrew Charecter, 7 Early Grey , 4 Twin Spotted Quaker ( NFY ) 

5 Common Quaker, 2 Small Quaker ( NFY ) , 2 Red Chestnut , 

3 March Moth , 3 Early Thorn , 1 Oak Beauty, 1 Dotted Border 

 

22 species for the year . New photos added .

THURS 18 MAR 

14 moths of 5 species - 9 Hebrew Charecter, 1 Early Grey , 

2 Common Quaker, 1 Dotted Border, 1 Angle Shades ( NFY )  an immigrant , 1 Red Chestnut ( NFY )

Photos added 

WED 17 MAR 

14 Moths of 3 species + 1 micro -

8 Hebrew Charecter, 4 Common Quaker , 1 March Moth ( NFY ) 

couple of photos added 

TUES 16 MAR 

16 MOTHS OF 8 SPECIES - 

4 Common Quaker , 4 Hebrew Charecter, 1 Early Grey , 2 Oak Beauty, 2 Dotted Border , 1 Early Moth ,  2 Double Striped Pug, also 1 micro 

More photos on the photo page 

MON 15 MAR 

8 moths of 6 species - 3 Common Quaker, 1 Early Thorn ( NFY ) ,

1 Early Moth , 1 Early Grey, 1 Clouded Drab ( NFY ) , 1 Pale Pinion 

NFY ) 

Photos on the moth photos page 

SUN 14 MAR 

Just 4 moths of 3 species - 2 Hebrew Charecter, 1 Early Grey , 

1 Common Quaker.

Warmer evenings with less wind next week , could be the first good week of this year 

Fri 5 MARCH 

Only 5 moths of 2 species last night - 4 Hebrew Charecter, 

1 Quaker .

THURS 4 MARCH 

Another successful night with 15 moths of 6 species -

3 Dotted Border, 3 Hebrew Charecter, 3 Early Grey, 1 Chestnut, 

1 Double Striped Pug , 3 micros 

Couple of new photos added 

WED 3 MARCH 

First night trapping with my new 60 W Actinic trap - 15 moths of 9 species .

4 Hebrew Charecter, 2 Early Moth , 2 Early Grey , 1 Grey Shoulder -

Knot , 2 Common Quaker , 1 Oak Beauty, 1 Common Plume , 

1 Rusty Dot Pearl ( an immigrant) 1 Dark Sword Grass ( an immigrant) 

Photos on the Moth photo page 

WED 13 JAN - 1 DECEMBER MOTH (1)


SAT 16 JAN - 2 WINTER MOTH (2)

 

SUN 17 JAN - 2 WINTER MOTH