Friday, 30 June 2017

29/06/2017 - headtorching (Barred Straw)

Species list:
Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata
Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata
Twin-spot Carpet Mesotype didymata
Bee Moth Aphomia sociella
Barred Straw Gandaritis pyraliata  
A micro Scoparia ambigualis
Snout Hypena proboscidalis
Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata
Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata
W-SHouse Moth Endrosis sarcitrella
Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana
Slender Pug Eupithecia tenuiata
Marbled Minor agg. Oligia strigilis agg.
Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla

Barred Straw

Swallow tailed Moth

Beautiful Plume


Marbled Minor agg.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

26/06/2017 - headtorching (Angle Shades) and garden (Double Square-spot)

This was the night the aircraft carrier went out to sea, so lots of people about!

Headtorch NT1582:
Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata
Barred Yellow Cidaria fulvata
Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa
Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria
Light Emerald Campaea margaritaria
Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata
Snout Hypena proboscidalis
Phoenix Eulithis prunata
Shoulder-striped Wainscot Leucania comma
Small Fan-footed Wave Idaea biselata
Twin-spot Carpet Mesotype didymata
Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis

A pyralid Udea olivalis
Common White Wave Cabera pusaria
Double Square-spot Xestia triangulum
Purple Clay Diarsia brunnea
Fan-foot Herminia tarsipennalis
Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Dalgety Bay, Garden, 12/06/2017 (White Ermine)

White Ermine (1)
Map-winged Swift (1f)
Foxglove Pug (1)
Common Pug (2)
Freyer's Pug (3)
Garden Carpet (1)
Brimstone (4)
Heart & Dart (1)
Pale-shouldered Brocade (1)
Light Emerald (1)
Beautiful Golden Y (1)

Blastobasis lacticolella, Wakely's Dowd (1)
Endrosis sarcitrella, White-shouldered House-moth (1)
Epiphyas postvittana, Light Brown Apple Moth (1f)

Bombus (Pyrobombus) hypnorum, Tree Bumblebee (1)


Freyer's Pug

Light Emerald

Foxglove Pug

White Ermine

Monday, 12 June 2017

Dalgety Bay, Garden, 09/06/2017 (Spectacle, Bee Moth, Lychnis)

Silver-ground Carpet
Brimstone Moth
Clouded Silver
Common Marbled Carpet
Bee Moth
Light Emerald
Pale-shouldered Brocade
Peppered Moth
Map-winged Swift
Beautiful Golden Y
Scalloped Hazel
Heart and Dart
Mottled Pug
Cherry Bark Moth

Friday, 9 June 2017

Dalgety Bay, 07/06/2017 - Garden (Clouded Brindle, Small Angle Shades)

Not a great result, though some may have escaped with a late check on the trap (dawn about 4am!). Two new additions: Clouded Brindle (1); Small Angle Shades (1)

Also present were Brimstones and Common Marbled Carpet

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Dalgety Bay, 07/06/2017 - headtorch

A brief walk along coastal NT1582

Silver Ground Carpet (20)
Brimstone (3)
Foxglove Pug (1)
Clouded Bordered Brindle (2)
Light Emerald (1)
Green Silver-lines (1)
Yellow Shell (1)
Snout (2)
Small Fan-footed Wave (1)

Tinea trinotella (1)
Crambus perlella (1)