Sunday, 30 March 2014

Carmel

A good catch on Saturday night with over 220 moths of 18 species - as might be expected, more than 90% were quaker group (Orthosia).  Singles of satellite, brindled beauty, brindled pug, early grey and Diurnia fagella. Compare the same date last year when the temperature dropped to -4C and there were no moths....

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  1. Yes, many of mine on Saturday night were quakers too - 32 common quakers, 9 twin-spots, and 5 small quakers. Quaker-time!
    Put the `mobile actinic traps` out tonight - one in a oak/bilberry cwm and the other on the wet, birchy heath at Cencoed-uchaf, where I get orange underwings by day....where do they rest at night or in dull weather? If anything interesting caught, will blog...

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