Last night's haul

The garden MV produced: single Clouded Drab (pictured), Hebrew Character, Common Quaker, Spring Usher and Dotted Border, plus two each of The Chestnut and March Moth. Also, from the micro department a Light Brown Apple Moth and another that I've yet to tackle. A fair start to the garden moth year.


Factor said…
Sounds good - almost tempting a personal interest in the subject! Saw my first Brimstone butterflies of the year at Thursley Common this afternoon - not sure if that's significant or not!
Bennyboymothman said…
Great haul, once you start seeing those Clouded Drab you know that Spring is just around the corner! a favourite moth of mine as they are so variable.
Look out for Lead-coloured Drab too which will be out soon!
Steve Gale said…
Neil: I would urge anybody to take an interest in lepidoptera. You wouldn't regret it.

Benny: I've only had two Lead-coloured Drabs in the garden since 1987!
Stewart said…
Steve, you tend to keep your moth-light under your bushel, so to speak. I hope you give us novices the benefit of your experience more often this year....

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