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Forum: Butterflies and Moths Today, 05:28
Replies: 43
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Posted By JWN Andrewes
Pretty meagre fare on offer this morning, 4 Large...

Pretty meagre fare on offer this morning, 4 Large Yellow Underwings, 3 Rustic/Uncertains, 2 Brimstone a Flame and a Scalloped Oak. Fortunately that last was a new garden moth, so not a complete dead...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 18:39
Replies: 43
Views: 711
Posted By JWN Andrewes
A modest haul last night, 40 of 21 species, two...

A modest haul last night, 40 of 21 species, two of them new, a Purple Clay and a couple of Pale Mottled Willow (predictably the better marked individual had a chunk of wing tip missing, presumably...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 7th July 2020, 19:29
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Large Tabby?

Large Tabby?
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 7th July 2020, 18:14
Replies: 43
Views: 711
Posted By JWN Andrewes
My most productive session to date last night, 72...

My most productive session to date last night, 72 individuals of 38 species, with new ones still coming, three Yellow Shells, Coronet (a green one), Common Rustic agg, Common Wainscot and a darling...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 7th July 2020, 15:46
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Colour tones and streaky crown suggest recently...

Colour tones and streaky crown suggest recently fledged individual.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 5th July 2020, 22:33
Replies: 43
Views: 711
Posted By JWN Andrewes
You seem to have a never ending variety there...

You seem to have a never ending variety there Paul, and it is nice to see all the pics. As a newbie to all this it is excellent encouragement, there seems to be so much out there.

Managed to add a...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 5th July 2020, 09:58
Replies: 43
Views: 711
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Breezy with added drizzle up here, but in spite...

Breezy with added drizzle up here, but in spite of unspectacular numbers (27 of 14 species), some treats were contained therein in the form of three new garden moths; Grey Arches, Dun-bar, and a...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 1st July 2020, 20:28
Replies: 59
Views: 3,033
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Good luck Rich, look forward to hearing how you...

Good luck Rich, look forward to hearing how you get on. Doesn't look like we'll be down that way this October after all. Our youngest missed a school trip to Cardiff this spring so we'll probably...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 1st July 2020, 11:21
Replies: 43
Views: 711
Posted By JWN Andrewes
I've tended to count everything on the date on...

I've tended to count everything on the date on which I process the contents of the trap, given that whatever I find before midnight is then outnumbered by whatever is on the wall or in the trap the...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 1st July 2020, 09:28
Replies: 43
Views: 711
Posted By JWN Andrewes
OK, cheers, intuition let me down on that one,...

OK, cheers, intuition let me down on that one, apologies. I will adjust my records for submission accordingly and avoid this mothing etiquette faux pas henceforth. :t:
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 1st July 2020, 06:44
Replies: 43
Views: 711
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Cheers. Forgot to mention, although no new moths...

Cheers.

Forgot to mention, although no new moths a small flock of Crossbills calling overhead as I sorted through the trap was a garden tick!
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 1st July 2020, 05:53
Replies: 43
Views: 711
Posted By JWN Andrewes
July Moths

First session with no ticks! A decent number of moths though, for here at least, with 55 of 24 species, the pick being my first Garden Carpet in a while, a Yellow-tail that actually showed a bit of...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 30th June 2020, 15:51
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Worn moth ID

Don't know if this will be doable, I almost didn't pursue it but curiosity got the better of me and I had a leaf through the book anyway, and ended up strongly drawn to Purple Clay. Any...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 30th June 2020, 13:12
Replies: 442
Views: 9,912
Posted By JWN Andrewes
And then the boys decided to go out on their...

And then the boys decided to go out on their bikes and Sam found a new for garden Plain Golden Y on his front tyre!
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 30th June 2020, 09:52
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Cheers. Markings looked spot on, just the size...

Cheers. Markings looked spot on, just the size that bugged me. Live and learn.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 30th June 2020, 09:50
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Cheers Andy. For sending in records I will be...

Cheers Andy. For sending in records I will be putting them down as Uncertain / Rustic, but for the purposes of my hobby I would be happy counting either species on the garden list if I could get one...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 30th June 2020, 09:45
Replies: 442
Views: 9,912
Posted By JWN Andrewes
A predictably quieter night than Friday, (35 of...

A predictably quieter night than Friday, (35 of just 16 species) but still managed a couple of new for garden, Fan-foot & V-Pug, which tipped the garden list over the 100 mark. Eventually we'll have...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 28th June 2020, 05:11
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Second looks like it could be a Brushfinch, maybe...

Second looks like it could be a Brushfinch, maybe Stripe-headed, something like that?
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 26th June 2020, 20:23
Replies: 442
Views: 9,912
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Couldn't let that go without a Google. Agree;...

Couldn't let that go without a Google. Agree; neat!
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 26th June 2020, 18:25
Replies: 442
Views: 9,912
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Knot Grass Single-dotted Wave Small Angle Shades...

Knot Grass
Single-dotted Wave
Small Angle Shades & Peach Blossom
Beautiful Hook-tip
Light Emerald
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 26th June 2020, 18:21
Replies: 442
Views: 9,912
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Bit of a bumper night last night, 57 moths, 32...

Bit of a bumper night last night, 57 moths, 32 species, 10 new for garden (pending ID requests). Two each of Swallow-tailed (stunning), Double Square-spot (not so much) and Yellow-tail, a nice...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 26th June 2020, 18:01
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Rustic or Uncertain or Rustic or Uncertain or Rustic or etc etc etc...?

I think they're Uncertain. Or possibly uncertain.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 26th June 2020, 17:46
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Yellow Underwing sp.

So, this looks like a pretty standard Large Yellow Underwing on the face of it, but, as can be seen, it is slightly smaller than a Double square-spot, which it shouldn't be (LYU forewing 21-26mm,...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 25th June 2020, 10:51
Replies: 442
Views: 9,912
Posted By JWN Andrewes
Given the rich and sometimes inventive variety of...

Given the rich and sometimes inventive variety of moth names it is something of a coincidence that my two new species overnight share the same qualifier - double Dingies, Footman & Shears. They were...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 24th June 2020, 18:03
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By JWN Andrewes
The second is a Short-cloaked Moth. Not a micro....

The second is a Short-cloaked Moth. Not a micro. I made the same assumption when I found one in my trap yesterday morning!
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