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Wednesday, 20 May 2015

No migrants last night at Pwll

I`d put out a couple of the garden traps last night, in the hope of getting something migratory - but no luck. A modest selection of about twenty species of moth were caught, including several FFYs. The nicest captures were dingy shell, miller and alder moths.

                                                 Above: dingy shell in distinctive pose.
                                                                Above: alder moth.
Above: miller on Buddleia flower spike. This Buddleia always (and only) flowers in the spring for me. I suspect that it`s B. salviifolia, but that`s supposed to flower later in the year!

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