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Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 9th October 2013, 13:06
Replies: 2
Views: 2,330
Posted By Nerine
Hi David. Thanks for sharing this lovely...

Hi David.

Thanks for sharing this lovely article by Patrick Barkham. I couldn't open your link but did manage with...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 22nd September 2013, 09:32
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By Nerine
Thank you, Rob. That is interesting because...

Thank you, Rob. That is interesting because Stenoptilia bipunctidactyla had been suggested to me but we have only had one record of this over here which was in 2011. So I think I'll make a few more...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 21st September 2013, 19:45
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By Nerine
plume

I'm stuck with this plume, caught 20 September in my MV trap. Can anyone help? Three photos, same moth.

Many thanks

Nerine
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 24th August 2013, 16:02
Replies: 59
Views: 8,076
Posted By Nerine
|=)| I think the Maiden's Blush I caught...

|=)|

I think the Maiden's Blush I caught recently might be even more blotchy than Ken's!

Nerine
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 2nd July 2013, 11:18
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Nerine
Kits, normally Burnished Brass sits with its...

Kits, normally Burnished Brass sits with its wings closed. Yours has its wings open which is perhaps why you think it looks different. As David and Martin say, it is a Burnished Brass.

Nerine
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 25th June 2013, 13:19
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Nerine
For those who may be interested, I've had a reply...

For those who may be interested, I've had a reply from Alan Cosson in Brittany to say that this is Tephronia sepiaria and a new species for the Cotes d'Armor (22) !

Nerine
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 22nd June 2013, 16:07
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Nerine
Thank you for your thoughts, Paul. I still...

Thank you for your thoughts, Paul. I still haven't come to a conclusion and I think I'll send my photo to my Brittany contact and see what he thinks.

If I get an answer I'll post it on this...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 21st June 2013, 17:32
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Nerine
Hi David, what a lovely reply - even though I am...

Hi David, what a lovely reply - even though I am none the wiser getting an id for this moth! Thank you for your suggestions but I have a feeling, after browsing the internet, it might be Dusky...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 20th June 2013, 18:39
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Nerine
carpet for id - Brittany

Can anyone help me id this please? Caught in actinic trap in North Brittany on 15th June.

Slightly feathered antennae.

Nerine
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 19th June 2013, 16:59
Replies: 46
Views: 4,788
Posted By Nerine
I was surprised to find this in the trap this...

I was surprised to find this in the trap this morning - a very late Early Grey.

Thirsty Shark - it seemed pleased to be released into the honeysuckle.

33 Heart and Darts in the trap. :eek!: ...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 8th October 2012, 18:52
Replies: 10
Views: 2,240
Posted By Nerine
Thanks, Rob. I've had very few 'new' moths for...

Thanks, Rob. I've had very few 'new' moths for the garden this year but I have never caught this one before so it was quite exciting - and such a beauty too. I've now learnt not to let the rain put...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 8th October 2012, 16:02
Replies: 10
Views: 2,240
Posted By Nerine
Moths in October

I thought I'd find a thread for October but as there doesn't seem to be one I may as well start it.
I found this lovely Palpita vitrealis in the trap this morning ... I nearly didn't bother to...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 8th April 2012, 20:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,983
Posted By Nerine
Amongst the usual suspects from the trap last...

Amongst the usual suspects from the trap last night - Muslin moth, nfy. 10 species altogether.

Nerine
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 30th March 2012, 11:02
Replies: 29
Views: 5,277
Posted By Nerine
A few more species nfy from last night. Alucita...

A few more species nfy from last night.

Alucita hexadactyla
Waved Umber
Pine Beauty
Swallow Prominent
Angle Shades
Tawny Shears

Nerine
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 24th March 2012, 18:58
Replies: 29
Views: 5,277
Posted By Nerine
Snap - plus Chestnut. Nerine

Snap - plus Chestnut.

Nerine
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 17th October 2011, 15:21
Replies: 27
Views: 6,320
Posted By Nerine
Excellent photo, Dave. I had my first...

Excellent photo, Dave. I had my first Hummingbird hawkmoth for the year in the garden today - on honeysuckle.

32 Flame Brocades in and around the actinic trap this morning. :eek!:

Nerine
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 16th October 2011, 20:21
Replies: 27
Views: 6,320
Posted By Nerine
Is anyone still trapping? Flame Brocades here...

Is anyone still trapping?

Flame Brocades here are doing particularly well - 18 in the trap from last night. Also first Mallow of the year and first Red-line Quaker the previous night. Am still...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 2nd October 2011, 13:45
Replies: 29
Views: 5,640
Posted By Nerine
We've had warm nights recently and plenty of...

We've had warm nights recently and plenty of interesting moths. Some of the best from my garden have been:

Beautiful Marbled (new)|=)|
Beautiful Gothic
Autumnal Rustic
Black Rustic
Brindled Green...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 26th September 2011, 22:01
Replies: 29
Views: 5,640
Posted By Nerine
......and a couple more from last night's catch....

......and a couple more from last night's catch. |=)|
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 26th September 2011, 21:57
Replies: 29
Views: 5,640
Posted By Nerine
You deserve a Convolvulous Hawk-moth - 400...

You deserve a Convolvulous Hawk-moth - 400 species in such a short time!

A few recent ones from my garden trap.
I was surprised to find Buff Ermine resting outside the trap this morning.

Nerine
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 17th September 2011, 17:07
Replies: 29
Views: 5,640
Posted By Nerine
Grotty weather here so not much trapping. I've...

Grotty weather here so not much trapping. I've been in Germany and France but only a few opportunities for moth-ing. Feathered Gothic flew through the window - my first (and only) German moth! Back...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 23rd August 2011, 13:42
Replies: 48
Views: 10,359
Posted By Nerine
|=)| Brilliant!

|=)| Brilliant!
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 15th August 2011, 07:33
Replies: 48
Views: 10,359
Posted By Nerine
Impressive, David. Maybe I should try harder with...

Impressive, David. Maybe I should try harder with micro moths!

Nerine
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 14th August 2011, 19:11
Replies: 48
Views: 10,359
Posted By Nerine
How many years has it taken you, and David too,...

How many years has it taken you, and David too, to get almost 700 species?
I am in my 5th year of trapping and have caught barely 340 species in my garden.
Nerine
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 14th August 2011, 07:56
Replies: 48
Views: 10,359
Posted By Nerine
Very pretty moth, they come in different sizes in...

Very pretty moth, they come in different sizes in my garden too.

I'm amazed I keep getting interesting new species for my garden. I've only trapped 3 times this month because of strong winds but...
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