Wednesday, March 16, 2011


Another productive night, probably slightly spoilt by a heavy mist which descended around 10.30pm. Numbers of Common Quaker could be beginning to tail off slightly (a blessing) and good news in the form of 2 new species for the year.

This is the 1st time I've seen this anywhere and was a high priority on my garden hit list.

 Clouded Drab
For the 1st time out-performing the Quakers. This is a light form of the species.

 Mompha subbistrigella 892
Difficult to get a decent shot at only 6mm long- a year tick.

Results- 22 of 9 species-
  • Clouded Drab- 8
  • Common Quaker- 7
  • Hebrew Character- 1
  • Early Grey- 1
  • Small Quaker- 1
  • Shoulder-stripe- 1 -1st Ever!
  • Emmelina monodactyla- 1
  • Agonopterix heracliana- 1
  • Mompha subbistrigella- 1- Year tick


  1. Cracking Shoulder Stripe ! Don't forget to post your totals. Macs & mics and total moths caught to date so I can keep up to speed with the comp.

  2. 238 Moths so far in the garden- the rest of the info is in the top right-hand corner under list totals.