Saturday, 14 May 2011

A cool 6 degrees with a bright three quarter moon and a north westerly didn't bode well for GMS night...

1428 Bee Moth (Aphomia sociella) 1
1764 Common Marbled Carpet (Chloroclysta truncata) 1 NFY
2063 Muslin Moth (Diaphora mendica) 1
2123 Small Square-spot (Diarsia rubi) 3
2173 Lychnis (Hadena bicruris) 1
2186 Powdered Quaker (Orthosia gracilis) 1 the orthosias still hanging on. I had them until June last year...
2190 Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) 1
2326 Clouded-bordered Brindle (Apamea crenata) 1 NFY
2334 Rustic Shoulder-knot (Apamea sordens) 1

11 moths of 9 species with 2 new, was about what could be expected...

I was hoping to get up on the moor tonight but the weather is against us again.

Common Marbled Carpet

Clouded Bordered Brindle


  1. The Brindle is superb- not seen in my part of middle England........

  2. Lovely moths Matt, this one was fresh. We also get the dark form...