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June Moths (2 Viewers)

You may have seen this moth chipper? A day flier that I encountered in Oregon a few years ago, it simply blew me away…enjoy.👍
I wish!!!! Seek app says Western Sheep Moth. They don't make it over to my side of the continent though, unfortunately. What a beaut!!!
 
With rain promised overnight I didn’t put the UV on, instead, just the halogen wall light.
Nowt on the wall, however a foy Common Emerald was a welcome and only customer to the patio chair.😊
 

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With rain promised overnight I didn’t put the UV on, instead, just the halogen wall light.
Nowt on the wall, however a foy Common Emerald was a welcome and only customer to the patio chair.😊
Your thumbnail looks so much like an old 70s photo of a seaside scene - with a person standing on the wet sands, possibly digging for lugworms, sea and sky in the distance and the moth a lagoon or anomaly blending in at first glance.

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Your thumbnail looks so much like an old 70s photo of a seaside scene - with a person standing on the wet sands, possibly digging for lugworms, sea and sky in the distance and the moth a lagoon or anomaly blending in at first glance.

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Agreed👍….trick photography.😊
 
A colleague texted me with a Marbled White on our local patch this am.
Nice, expecting to see these & Ringlets soon. Neither species used to occur locally but the former species over the last decade or so is now found in most meadows, abundant at some. Ringlets are more local & far less numerous, but quite widespread. The weather does look a bit more promising the next couple of days as it's been truly awful for June so far!
 
Roughly 110 sp. on the sheets last night, 7 lifers and 20 NFY. These Entolights have just been a game changer for me with moths. 62 NFY since my last post, with 24 lifers. Likely more as there are several I just had to leave at Genus or higher at until I can start scrolling through pics to ID.
Orange-headed Callima Moth
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I wish cameras could capture the actual look of the Hologram Moth
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Pink-shaded Fern Moth
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I know it is a pretty plain moth, but this was the most common moth in my state that I hadn't seen yet. Milkweed Tussock Moth.
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Certainly an improvement over recent, with
9 of 7- Heart and club (NFY), Blotched Emerald x2, Treble-brown Spot x 2, Brimstone, Riband Wave, Common Emerald and Bee Moth.
 

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Nice, expecting to see these & Ringlets soon. Neither species used to occur locally but the former species over the last decade or so is now found in most meadows, abundant at some. Ringlets are more local & far less numerous, but quite widespread. The weather does look a bit more promising the next couple of days as it's been truly awful for June so far!

FWIW A, went on patch ystrdy, looking for Marbled White to no avail, however Ringlets were much in evidence…so their time has come.👍
 
Still pretty meagre here, two Mottled Beauty and a trio of Cinnabars the best I've managed lately.

Some nice Mullein caterpillars at work today though.
 

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From my point of view a great micro night with Homoeosoma sinuella and Lazotaenia forsterana both lifers and Eudonia lacustrata NFY: also two more each of Green Oak Tortrix and Chrysoteuchia culmella. Otherwise eleven Heart and Darts dominated with just one each of Dark Arches and Large Yellow Underwing.

John
 
Weenies apart, (a few tortrix) six of six last night, on the wall, ground and parasol, with nowt in pot again- Common Emerald, Light Emerald, Brimstone,
Treble-brown Spot, Mocha and an escaping Blood Vein!
 

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