Sunday, 8 November 2015

A nice thing to find under the porch light...

 

Sadly this Sprawler was in Monmouthshire rather than Carmarthenshire (see http://gwentmothing.blogspot.co.uk/), but as it's only the second one I've seen in 20 years of mothing I am not complaining!

3 comments:

  1. I`m jealous, Sam! I left an outdoor light (which I`d forgotten I had!) on yesterday evening, in the hope of enticing your sprawler westwards. There were 6 `Nov. moth agg` and two feathered thorns clustered around the light, but there was absolutely nothing in the nearby actinic on the flat roof.

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  2. porch lights have big advantages, particularly in grotty weather when it doesn't matter if nothing turns up

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  3. I - optimistically - also put out my home actinic last night (10/11) but there were no moths, only a late male short-winged conehead Conocephalus dorsalis ( a type of bush-cricket). Earlier, there was a single feathered thorn and a Nov moth agg by the outdoor light before I switched off. The season is certainly coming to an end - I must enter my2015 records onto Mapmate soon!

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