Saturday, April 24, 2010

Moth Trapping...

Garden Moth Survey last night. 7 degrees, Light SSE, misty, cool.

A more respectable total last night after a cold week...

1750  Water Carpet  1
1862  Double striped Pug  1
1917  Early Thorn  4
2139  Red Chestnut  1
2182  Small Quaker  3
2186  Powdered Quaker  2
2187  Common Quaker  15
2188  Clouded Drab  31 ( largest count so far)
2189  Twin spotted Quaker  1
2190  Hebrew Character  46

Total 105 moths of 10 species.


Anonymous said...

And there was me thinking you must get a first of the year.
The Prominents are on the wing. Hope you manage 1 or 2 of em.

Bennyboymothman said...

Good count on the Clouded Drab!

Yes the Prominents are about, I still have Scarce and Great to add to my list...

Stewart said...

Any new species will do me. Its looking mild next week so fingers crossed.