Another New Moth Record

No, not a record in numbers, but just a new species for the garden, a lovely little Flame Carpet.

Flame Carpet

Flame Carpet

Here’s the full list from last night – A nice manageable 45 moths from 18 different species. Enough to keep us busy, but not so many as top take all day to go through and identify them. The species we are getting are about right for the time of year as well so things seem to have settled down with the seasons.

  • 9x July Highflyer
  • 2x Common Footman
  • 3x Large Yellow Underwing
  • 6xSmoky Wainscot
  • 4x Rosy Minor
  • 1x Antler Moth
  • 3 Bright-line Brown-eye
  • 2x Drinker
  • 3x Flounced Rustic
  • 1x Rosy Rustic
  • 3x Dark Arches
  • 1x Early Thorn
  • 1x Willow Beauty
  • 1x Common Carpet
  • 2x Shuttle-shaped Dart
  • 1x Common Rustic / Lesser Common Rustic agg.
  • 1x Common Wainscot
  • 1x Flame Carpet*

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