Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Plume moth sp?



I haven't seen any moths in ages so was pleased to find this one at my mums house. Some kind of plume moth is the furthest I can take it?

Friday, 25 November 2011

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Is this even organic?

Thursday, 24 November 2011

Saturday, 19 November 2011

Saturday, 5 November 2011

Saturday, 29 October 2011

Corvo UFOs









Convolvulus Hawk Moth ?





Any help with identifying these greatly appreciated.

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

PUFOs















Here are a series of partially unidentified flying objects (PUFOs- pronounced pooeffoes) from the obs over the last few weeks.

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Obs/Beddington Moths June to November 2011

English Name/ Frequency
Orange Swift 1
Oak Hook-Tip 3
Buff Arches 2
Maiden's Blush 1
(Cream Wave/sp? 1)
Least Carpet (Many in July)
Small Dusty Wave 1
Riband Wave (Many particular in high summer)
Small Scallop 1
Flame Carpet 1
Garden Carpet 10+ (more in September)
Common Carpet 4
Yellow Shell 5+
Green Carpet 1
Slender Pug 2
Lime-speck Pug 4
Common Pug 5+
Cypress Pug 5
Double-striped Pug 3
Brimstone Moth 6
Swallow-tailed Moth 3
Willow Beauty 20+ (more in September)
Mottled Beauty 1
Light Emerald 2
Dingy Footman 1
Scarce Footman 1
Common Footman 2
Hoary Footman 3
White Ermine 1
Cinnabar (Loads)
Turnip Moth 4
Heart and Dart 6
Shuttle-shaped Dart 6
Flame Shoulder 1
Large Yellow Underwing 30+ (many in late September)
Lesser Yellow Underwing 25+
Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing 4
Setaceous Hebrew Character (one of most common especially in September)
Double Sqare-spot 1
Sqaure-spot Rustic (very common)
Bright-line Brown-eye 2
Tawny Shears 1
Clay 8+ (June mainly)
Smoky Wainscot 2
Common Wainscot 10+ (June/July mainly)
Deep-brown Dart 7+
Brindled Green 2
Barred Sallow 5
Sycamore 1
Miller 1
Knot Grass 5+
Tree Lichen Beauty 4
Copper Underwing/ Svensson's Copper Underwing 30+
Old Lady 1
Mouse Moth 1
Straw Underwing 3
Angle Shades 2
Dun-bar 10+ (June/July)
Dark Arches 1
Common Rustic 2
Flounced Rustic 2
Rosy Rustic 2
Bulrush Wainscot 1
Large Wainscot 5
Vine's Rustic 40+
Pale Mottled Willow 30+
Dewick's Plusia 8!!!
Silver Y 4
Spectacle 1
Red Underwing 1
Mother Shipton 1
Snout 5

Additional species from 20th September
Black Arches 1 (Retrospective tick from 2010)
Nut-treee Tussock (Retrospective tick from 2010)
Hummingbird Hawk moth (seen at Beddington in past)
Large Ranunculus 2
Beaded Chestnut 5
Mallow 2
Blair's Shoulder Knot 2
Orange Sallow 1
Pink-barred Sallow 1
Black Rustic 5
Sallow 1
Herald 11
Cypress Carpet 6
November Moth (sp) 2
Scare Umber 1

87 macro species identified/stringed

Micros
Light-brown Apple Moth,
Eudonia angustea,
Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth),
Orthopygia glaucinalis,
Small Magpie
Green Long-horn
Mother of Pearl
Garden Pebble
Golden Triangle
Small Purple and Gold
Bee Moth
Plume sp
sitochia vesticalis
agonopterix alstromeriana
blastobasis lacticolella
Bramble shoot
Platyptilia gonodactyla
Emmelina monodactyla
New Zealand Light Brown Apple Moth
Diamond-back Moth
Plume Moth (Amblyptilia acanthadactyla) 25/12/11

108 moth species in total (June to December 2011)

Additional Species 2012
Macros
Winter Moth
Northern Winter Moth

Micros
Ypsolopha ustella 12/01
Agonopterix heracliana 10/01

112 species

Saturday, 3 September 2011

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Tuesday, 16 August 2011