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Old Thursday 5th July 2018, 18:49   #1
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July 2018

White Satin on the window sill at Tesco today - a new one for me.
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Old Thursday 12th July 2018, 17:17   #2
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Very nice Rosaria.

Relatively quiet here given the good weather, but a nice little lifer for me next to my front door:

Least Carpet Idaea rusticata

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UK Leps 495 (Least Carpet)
UK Plants 447 (Yellow Bird's-nest)
UK Birds 237
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Old Saturday 14th July 2018, 04:31   #3
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I had Least Carpet in my garden the other day. Quite common in the London area these days. Also becoming more widespread here these days is the sublime Jersey Tiger which I had my first of the season yesterday, but not yet in my garden.
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Old Sunday 15th July 2018, 22:58   #4
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My second night out properly this year on Friday night with 215+ species to 9 lights at a local nature reserve including four patch ticks - Dark Spectacle, Kent Black Arches, Monochroa palustrella and Prochoreutis myllerana. The latter is like a small dark spangly Nettle-tap and the second photo shows one alongside a Nettle-tap.

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Old Sunday 15th July 2018, 23:03   #5
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The site is an interesting one with wetland species and damp grassland with for us locally species that occur on few other sites. Macros include Double Kidney, Scallop Shell, Double Lobed, Brown-veined Wainscot, Suspected, Dingy Shell, Silky Wainscot, Chevron, etc.

Pics of Brown-veined Wainscot, Double Kidney, Dusky Sallow, Lunar-spotted Pinion and Suspected.

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Old Sunday 15th July 2018, 23:08   #6
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A nice mix of micros present and a few pics here - Acleris emargana, Acrobasis marmorea, Batrachedra praeangustana and Evergestis pallidata.

The garden has been quite quiet in comparison with Campion (pic attached) probably the most interesting.

Moths are wandering and Hoary Footman and Fenn Wainscot have both been recorded in local traps over the weekend.

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Some great moths and pictures as usual Paul!
Seems like there are a lot less big macros around than I would expect given the weather.

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