Saturday, 9 July 2011

8th July 2011

Another very damp night produced 5 species new for the year, the best being a beautiful Garden Tiger - the first since 2008 and only the fourth garden record. The biggest surprise though was a Hummingbird Hawkmoth in the MV trap - I've not heard of this species coming to light before. The only other migrant in the trap was the first Rusty Dot Pearl of the year.

This was an unusual colour variation of The Dun-bar:

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