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Thursday, 3 April 2014

Moth Trapping 02-04-2014

After a sticky but dull day yesterday I thought I really should get the trap out again (off to Kent next week so hopefully I'll trap a few interesting ones there) and it was an OK night, I had my first Micro's of the year and my first carpet but otherwise it was business as usual.

The Moths



Caloptilia semifascia 3 NFM
Red-green Carpet  1 NFY
Early Thorn  1
Small Quaker  1
Common Quaker  12
Hebrew Character  8
Early Grey  2

The Photos

Sorry not as many pics as normal. In fact just the one.


Red-Green Carpet - Milton Keynes 2014
Red-Green Carpet - Milton Keynes 2014




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Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Moth Trapping 31-03-2014

The Herald - Milton Keynes 2014
The Herald - Milton Keynes 2014
Finally managed to find some time and good weather to get the trap out overnight last night and I'm glad I did 9 species in the trap (maybe 10 I'm a little unsure if one of them is a Clouded Drab or a lead Coloured Drab) with 39 moths. Including at least 1 new one for me. and at least 2 new ones for the year (not including the new one for me).