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Monday, 8 April 2019

More White-marked.

Sunday 7th April 2019. Three of them in the MV trap in the alder grove at Cwmllwyd on Sunday night - two had their pictures taken; the other one flew away!


Are these migrants (five in two years), or do they breed here, I wonder?

I could not match Andy T's high count; but was happy with 171 moths of 23 species here and there were some pleasing FFYs to be seen. Just like Andy, I found 2x Streamers, along with Double-striped Pug and a Great Prominent that had suffered some damage while thrashing about in the trap.



The one that got away (and was found again later)!


2 comments:

  1. It's been London bus syndrome with White-marked here, Steve, nine years without one and several come along at once! Nice to see Great Prominent too. Similar numbers to yours here, species numbers inflated by several micros.

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  2. Another great catch by Steve on Sunday night. As you all know by now, I`ve never seen great prominent and white-marked. Well done.

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