Tuesday, 23 July 2013

22nd July 2013

The spell of fine weather finally came to a close with the hottest day of the year followed by heavy rain and thunderstorms. Both traps took a bit of a battering but it didn't seem to discourage the moths. It was another 100+ species night with 3 new for the garden and several new for the year.

Haworth's Pug is easy to identify from the orange coloured abdomen but it is a shame that the first one was so worn:


Hedya salicella:

 Ethmia dodecea:

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