Friday, April 09, 2010

Moth Trapping...

A new garden record last night -

663 Diurnea fagella 1 (new)
672 Parsnip Moth 2
688 Agonopterix heracliana 1
695 Agonopterix alstromeriana 2 (new)
1926 Pale brindled Beauty 3
2139 Red Chestnut 4
2187 Common Quaker 21
2188 Clouded Drab 22
2189 Twin spotted Quaker 2
2190 Hebrew Character 40
2256 Satellite 1 (orange form)

99 moths of 11 species included the two new species above -
 

Above - Left, Diurnea fagella and right, Agonopterix alstromeriana

3 comments:

J said...

Thought you didn't do micros ... no Pale Pinion yet then?!

Dean said...

Nice one Stewart. You`ve definitely been bitten by the mothing bug.

Stewart said...

J(anet) is that you? I am slowly looking at micros, the distinctive ones anyway...

Dean - Oh yes, its just like birding but starting all over again with everything new!