Wednesday 29 June 2011

29 June 2011 - Long Wittenham Wood

A good catch last night with a couple of new spp for me.

Short-cloaked Moth

Large Twin-spot Carpet

Small Blood-vein

Scarlet Tiger


Common Emerald

Small Emerald

Middle-barred Minor

Engrailed (I think)

Sunday 26 June 2011

26 June 2011 - Holly Hill, Kent

A nice catch at Holly Hill with John Clements last night with a few new bits for us both.

Lunar-spotted Pinion

Satin Lutestring Grey ArchesLobster Moth Purple Clay Maple ProminentKent Black Arches x 2Shears

Oak Nycteoline

Cornonet (I keep catching these without any white - am I missing something here...?)

Shaded Broad-bar

Clouded Border

Common Emerald

Inrailed Clay (I think!)

Dunno _Silky Wainscot? Common White Wave
Mottled Beauty

July Highflier

Saturday 25 June 2011

25 June 2011 - Didcot, Oxon

Dusky Brocade - new for me!

Smoky Wainscot

Poplar Grey & Sycamore

Cream-spotted Ladybird (thought it was Orange Ladybird at first, but now consider it a fresh Cream-spotted that hasn't developed full plumage yet!)

Wednesday 22 June 2011

22 June 2011 - Didcot, Oxon

Eyed Ladybird larvae - I think...

Saturday 18 June 2011

18 June 2011 - Long Wittenham Wood, Oxon

A good catch last night with Plain Golden Y being new.

Plain Golden Y

Common Marbled Carpet (I tried to string it in to a Dark Marbled Carpet - but failed)



Light Emerald

Barred Straw


And finally, a Harvestman spp

Wednesday 15 June 2011

15 June 2011 - Didcot, Oxon

I don't really know for certain what this is. I wanted it to be a Small Clouded Brindle - but now I'm not so certain..

Dunno - probably a Rustic spp
CoronetLarge Fruit Tree Tortrix
Small Dusky Wave
Micro spp

Saturday 11 June 2011

11 June 2011 - East Malling, Kent

A visit to friends over the weekend provided the opportunity to 'do' a quick moth trapping half hour near the old water cress beds at East Malling. The target was Haworth's Pug - which I failed on. Caught lots of Fern plus this Rannoch Looper.

Rannoch Looper

Fern - another new species for me

Triple-spotted Clay (at least I think that's what it is...)

Mottled Beauty