Sunday, March 11, 2012

At last............

..........some warmer weather and some new moths. After a week of not bothering due to cold nights and blustery winds, the lights went back on on 8th March. Six new species in three nights, the best of which was last night. Thirteen species on 10th was very unseasonal least for my garden. Could be another good one tonight.

Clouded Drab

 Common Pug
My earliest record- 8th March 2012

 Small Quaker
Three recorded so far. NFY, 9th March 2012.

Early Grey
NFY, 10th March 2012.

 Early Thorn
NFY, 10th March 2012.

 1497 Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
NFY, 10th March 2012.

Upper Caldecote Garden- 10-03-2012- 31 of 13 species-

0688  Agonopterix heracliana
0998  Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth 1
1497  Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
1  NFY
1524  Emmelina monodactyla
1663  Alsophila aescularia March Moth 2
1917  Selenia dentaria Early Thorn 1  NFY
1934  Agriopis marginaria Dotted Border 1
2182  Orthosia cruda Small Quaker 2
2187  Orthosia cerasi Common Quaker 6
2188  Orthosia incerta Clouded Drab 1
2190  Orthosia gothica Hebrew Character 4
2243  Xylocampa areola Early Grey 3  NFY
2259  Conistra ligula Dark Chestnut 1

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