Sunday, 17 April 2011


A cool night here at the coast, down to 4 degrees with a bright full moon lighting the landscape. It was with surprise this morning that I found my second ever Oak Tree Pug and only my third Pale Pinion in the trap. It just shows that it can be worth trapping whatever the conditions...

1750 Water Carpet (Lampropteryx suffumata) 3
1853 Oak-tree Pug (Eupithecia dodoneata) 1 NFY
2182 Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) 1
2186 Powdered Quaker (Orthosia gracilis) 3
2188 Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta) 13
2190 Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) 18
2236 Pale Pinion (Lithophane hepatica) 1 NFY

40 Moths of 7 species.

Pale Pinion

Oak tree Pug

No comments:

Post a Comment