Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Cullaloe LNR, 22/03/2016

An overnight heath trap in the birches and a brief head torch session at the one Salix with workable catkins produces two new species for the reserve and a Lepidoptera total now finally at 200! the Yellow Horned was also new for NT18, just sneaking in time for the atlas at its last chance

Yellow Horned - 1
Chestnut - 1
Common Quaker - 1

Mottled Grey - 2 (on Salix)
Mystery species (but not new, I think...)

Agonopterix ocellana - 1


Common Quaker

Mottled Grey

Yellow Horned

Agonopterix ocellana

and the one I can't put a name to yet...

I know those spots mean something...

Monday, 14 March 2016

2016 - kickoff

So a round of individual moths started the season off in fine style

Herald from Dumbarnie Links

Dotted Border from Hill of Beath

Pale Brindled Beauty, also from Hill of Beath