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    Your Most Recent "Life" Bird

    Western Sandpiper at Normandy Marsh, Hampshire. Dave W
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    UK Dragonflies & Damselflies 2021

    Now re-identified as Lesser Emperor. Dave W
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    UK Dragonflies & Damselflies 2021

    Vagrant Emperor reported at Whiteley Pastures, Hampshire this afternoon 100 yards from entrance. No other information at present. Dave W
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    Micro help

    I'd go for celypha lacunana. It's extremely variable but has a finger-like projection or indentation in the median fascia above the middle. Dave W
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    Your Most Recent "Life" Bird

    River Warbler at Ham Wall. Dave W
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    May Moths 2021

    Speckled Yellow (day-flying) now on the wing here in South Hampshire. Dave W
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    Micro, Pembrokeshire, July 2020

    I think it's a Bee Moth, too. I get plenty in my trap. Dave W
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    Your Most Recent "Life" Bird

    Northern Mockingbird. Dave W
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    April Moths 2021

    Botley Wood, Hampshire last night with 4 lamps: Diurnea fagella 8; dyseriocrania subpurpurella 1; acleris cristana 2; Frosted Green 30; Yellow Horned 1; Red-green Carpet 1; Water Carpet 3; Double-striped Pug 2; Brindled Pug 18; Early Tooth-striped 6; Early Thorn 8; Purple Thorn 5; Oak Beauty 1...
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    November Moths

    Unless I've missed something, Double-striped Pug last night Lesser Yellow Underwing 8/11 To be added to the joint list. Dave W
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    November Moths

    Figure of Eight last night but little else. Dave W
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    Your Most Recent "Life" Bird

    Subject to acceptance, Eastern Yellow Wagtail on my local patch at Brownwich, Hampshire. Dave W
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    A Cornwall Micro thread

    For the later no.3 try agriphila geniculea. I find the crambidae grass moths reasonably easy to identify if you pot them and then compare them with the illustrations in Sterling and Parsons or on a web site such as Hants Moths. The problem with photographing this group is getting the angle...
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    The Butterfly Count

    Referring to my earlier post and aeshna 5's comments, I contacted Butterfly Conservation about the missing species and was advised to submit them via iRecord, which seems to make the count somewhat invalid. I suggest BC either includes all the species on the App or just restricts the count to a...
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    The Butterfly Count

    To add to the above post, my wife did submit a garden count given the limited number of species on the app. Dave W
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    The Butterfly Count

    We gave up as we couldn't find any way of listing the following species after downloading the app: Essex, Large and Small Skipper Small Heath Chalkhill and Silver-Studded Blue Grayling Silver-washed Fritillary White Admiral. All of the above species can be found in the local area. Dave W
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    ?Cydia sp

    Hi Paul, I think it's glyphipterix forsterella, one of a tricky group of very similar moths. Dave W
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    May/June Moths

    Very pleased with Blair's Mocha (a garden tick) and Buttoned Snout (a lifer) this week. Dave W
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    May/June Moths

    Freyer's Pug Buff-Tip notocelia cynosbatella new for year on 09/05. Dave W
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    Your Most Recent "Life" Bird

    Eastern Subalpine Warbler - armchair tick. Dave W
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    May/June Moths

    New for year last night: Willow Beauty; micropterix calthella on my local patch today. Dave W
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    May/June Moths

    Common Marbled Carpet Heart and Dart new for year last night. Dave W
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    March/April Moths

    Pale Mottled Willow new for the year yesterday. Dave W
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    March/April Moths

    Horse Chestnut Leaf Miner on the wing this morning on a local walk. Dave W
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