Sunday, 9 October 2016
A long way from home
Brought here by the East winds, I assume, from the Marches, or beyond. Somewhat battered, but recognisable. Not listed by Jon in 2006, nor by Sam in 2013 and certainly a first sighting for Cwmllwyd, this moth showed at the MV trap in the "garden" last night:
Barred Sallow (I believe)!
There's no beech or field maple at Cwmllwyd for larvae to feed on, so they can't breed here.
Two more FFYs were Yellow-line Quakers and these:
Merveilles du Jour.