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Forum: Butterflies and Moths Today, 19:30
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Posted By dantheman
Trapped last 3 nights, still doing better than...

Trapped last 3 nights, still doing better than beginning of month in numbers and diversity, but nothing new. Single Frosted Orange throughout, max of 2 Common Marbled Carpet ...

Macros only -

20th...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Today, 19:13
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Posted By dantheman
Could have been worse I suppose. Very nice ;)

Could have been worse I suppose.


Very nice ;)
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Today, 05:31
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Posted By dantheman
Or try and get someone from Svalbard to join the...

Or try and get someone from Svalbard to join the forum. Or move south.


A lot of it relative though, seeing what others have been getting in Cornwall is a bit dispiriting in rarity terms - the...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 21:11
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Posted By dantheman
https://www.norfolkmoths.co.uk/index.php?bf=24100 ...

https://www.norfolkmoths.co.uk/index.php?bf=24100

Looking on Norfolkmoths there seems to be a very low number again in September, so perhaps occasionally a 2nd generation?


Nice one on the Delicate...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 19:48
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Posted By dantheman
Lunar Underwings

Ok, I'm hoping the 3 black dashes on the edge of the forewing near the tip at the end of the dotted black line are diagnostic. Think I'm happy with these as Lunar Underwings anyway.

Concur?...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 19:31
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Posted By dantheman
Crumbs! Sheer lunacy ... Whilst waiting for...

Crumbs! Sheer lunacy ...


Whilst waiting for pics to arrive in my inbox, here's a semi-mystery ... I assumed at the time it was a runt Flounced Rustic. Beside a normal size FR. Wing length c12mm...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 18:56
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Posted By dantheman
Cheers. Been having phone storage issues so...

Cheers. Been having phone storage issues so haven't been taking so many pics but looking at the ones I did take seem ok ... fingers crossed.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 18:09
Replies: 149
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Posted By dantheman
Nice pic. Realised I've completely forgotten...

Nice pic. Realised I've completely forgotten about Beaded Chestnut ... hope I haven't dropped a clanger with Lunar Underwings ... :eek!:

Will have to check and post some up later (and hopefully not...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 17:18
Replies: 8
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Posted By dantheman
Reminded me of this thread (post #166)...

Reminded me of this thread (post #166) -

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=385151&page=7




I saw this thread before I went out earlier and we tried to work it out ... think it needed a...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 21st September 2020, 10:19
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By dantheman
No worries. The ones I've been getting have been...

No worries. The ones I've been getting have been much paler than this, starting to get some darker ones but not as well marked as this.

Pale Mottled Willows also seem one of the jumpier/prone to...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 20th September 2020, 18:50
Replies: 149
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Posted By dantheman
Yes, we're hoping to buy some carpets in the next...

Yes, we're hoping to buy some carpets in the next few weeks (can't say new carpets as we didn't have any old ones to start with). Looking at various beige/off-whites. On the Common/Dark Marbled...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 20th September 2020, 17:16
Replies: 149
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Posted By dantheman
Cool, ta. There have been two claimed Radford's...

Cool, ta. There have been two claimed Radford's on the county facebook group recently (both of which I think are Flames personally ;-) ). Someone did mention they may well come up earlier in the...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 20th September 2020, 16:58
Replies: 149
Views: 2,479
Posted By dantheman
Thanks Paul. Do I understand that 835 is Flame...

Thanks Paul.

Do I understand that 835 is Flame Shoulder and 836 is Radford's Flame Shoulder? And we are talking about a paler (and with white hairs) on the dorsal surface of the abdomen (ie only...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 20th September 2020, 16:03
Replies: 149
Views: 2,479
Posted By dantheman
132 of 25 macros, plus another 6 of 5 micros last...

132 of 25 macros, plus another 6 of 5 micros last night.

Looks like 6 Large Ranunculus, 1 Feathered Ranunculus and 1 Black-banded (Nationally Scarce A and unusual away from the coast). Also Silver...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 19th September 2020, 17:48
Replies: 149
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Posted By dantheman
Nice pics Paul. Do you happen to have an image of...

Nice pics Paul. Do you happen to have an image of the 'clinching feature' abdomen hairs (or a link) for the Radford's?

Some good moths there ;) . Are you close to the coast/prime habitat? I assume...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 19th September 2020, 17:44
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Posted By dantheman
Last night saw 123 of 14 macros, plus 1 Light...

Last night saw 123 of 14 macros, plus 1 Light Brown Apple Moth.

37 Setaceous Hebrew Character, 35 LYU, 26 Sq Spot Rustic.

Highlights were Pink-barred Sallow (nice wee beastie!) NFG , 3 Lunar...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 19th September 2020, 12:29
Replies: 149
Views: 2,479
Posted By dantheman
Isn't it Lemke's (with an 'e')?! Going back to...

Isn't it Lemke's (with an 'e')?!


Going back to your original pics, and knowing that Gold Spot can be quite variable - well, will be interesting. Fingers crossed I guess!
Forum: Cornwall Saturday 19th September 2020, 09:03
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By dantheman
Check out the recent sightings page on the County...

Check out the recent sightings page on the County Bird Club website -

https://www.cbwps.org.uk/cbwpsword/sightings/

There have been birds at Stithians Reservoir, Devoran and a number of other...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 18th September 2020, 19:02
Replies: 149
Views: 2,479
Posted By dantheman
62 of 11 last night. LYU beaten into 3rd place by...

62 of 11 last night. LYU beaten into 3rd place by Setaceous Hebrew Character and Square Spot Rustic.

Feathered Ranunculus (f) was new, as was a female European Corn-borer (micro).
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 18th September 2020, 16:53
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By dantheman
No-one else has replied - my first thought was...

No-one else has replied - my first thought was Pale Mottled Willow. Bit strongly marked but an option.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 17th September 2020, 18:53
Replies: 149
Views: 2,479
Posted By dantheman
121 of 17 last night. Bit blowy. 54 LYU,...

121 of 17 last night. Bit blowy.

54 LYU, Setaceous Heb Ch up to 32. Other interesting bits my first Straw Dot (and Common Wainscot) for September too, Frosted Orange, Pinion-streaked Snout, Dark...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 17th September 2020, 18:09
Replies: 149
Views: 2,479
Posted By dantheman
You're such a nonconformist John.

You're such a nonconformist John.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 17th September 2020, 18:06
Replies: 149
Views: 2,479
Posted By dantheman
I'm struggling with 4 or 5 moths each time which...

I'm struggling with 4 or 5 moths each time which I'm eventually suspecting are Sq Sp Rustics. Right pain! Taking more time than everything else put together, or at least it feels like it. Think a...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 17th September 2020, 07:46
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By dantheman
Probably not many moth experts from the US on...

Probably not many moth experts from the US on here ...

It looks quite worn and to have lost most of its scales and hence colours/markings - so would look quite different in normal condition. Presume...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 16th September 2020, 18:13
Replies: 149
Views: 2,479
Posted By dantheman
157 of 18 here last night, a new third highest...

157 of 18 here last night, a new third highest total (macros, think there was 1 micro).

97 of them were Large yellow Underwing of course, followed by 30 Setaceous Hebrew Character and then 8 Square...
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