Sunday, 13 March 2011

At last, a few moths...

GMS a day late, mainly due to a forecast of snow and gales on Friday that failed to materialise. Finally a night where the temperature only dropped to 4 degrees, it was calm and drizzling.

1663 March Moth (Alsophila aescularia) 1
1926 Pale Brindled Beauty (Phigalia pilosaria) 2
2187 Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) 1 NFY
2188 Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta) 2 NFY
2190 Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) 14
2258 Chestnut (Conistra vaccinii) 1

21 moths of 6 species, including two new species for 2011.

Common Quaker
Two Clouded Drabs, photomerged together to show differences.  

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