...after a couple of weeks of good activity.
Last night was cool, down to 4 degrees. Clear at first, clouding over later.
2139 Red Chestnut (Cerastis rubricosa) 1
2182 Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) 1
2187 Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) 6
2188 Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta) 3
2190 Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) 26
37 moths of 5 species. Nothing to photograph.
Tom Tams, County Recorder caught a Tawny Pinion in his Tynemouth garden last night, only the 5th Northumberland record. Nice one.
This is one I caught on Halloween 2009. Tell the difference from darker Pale Pinions by the very dark mohican stripe and the blackish marks leading to the trailing edge. A nice moth to look out for...