Tuesday 31 July 2012

31 July 2012 - Recent micros...!

And a few more micros from teh garden trap to sort out at a later date. This first one shouldn't be difficult, it's the one on the front of the micro book!

Sunday 29 July 2012

29 July 2012 - Ditton, Kent

A few recent micros from the garden trap, which will have to wait until the winter before I have time to go through the Micro book to sort em out!

Thursday 26 July 2012

26 July 2012 - Holborough Marshes, KWT

A fist catch at Holborough Marshes last night produced a few Wainscots and bits:

Reed Dagger

Poplar Kitten

Smokey Wainscot (above left), Fen Wainscot (above right) and Reed Dagger (below)
Fen Wainscot

Wednesday 25 July 2012

25 July 2012 - Ditton, Kent

A couple of bits in the garden last night, neither of which I'm puting a name to as yet...
Pug spp

Micro spp

Sunday 22 July 2012

22 July 2012 - Kent Wildlife Trust HQ, kent

A short visit to teh Kent Wildlife Trust HQ produced three species of Damselflies and one nice moth snapping opportunity...

Large Red Damselfly

Blue-tailed Damselfly

Azure Damselfly

6-spot Burnet

Saturday 21 July 2012

21 July 2012 - Queendown Warren, Kent

A first trip to Queendown Warren KWT reserve was a nice introduction to some good Kent downland habitat.

Bordered Sallow
Oak Eggar

Oak Eggar
Orange Moth
Smokey Wainscot


Ear Moth

Micro spp

Sunday 8 July 2012

8 July 2012 - Devil's Punchbowl, Nr Wye, Kent

A quick trip out on last day before new job started, failed to to produce rare day-time flting macro moths...

Micro spp

Marbled White

Friday 6 July 2012

6 July 2012 - Larkfield Lakes CP, Kent

A wander around the Country Park with Max produced a few smart mini-beasts:

22-spot Ladybird larva

Harlequin Ladybirds (adults!)

Fly spp - but a really smart one!

Humping Hoverflies

6 July 2012 - Kent Wildlife Trust HQ, Nr Maidstone, Kent

A visit to the KWT HQ was a welcomed change from unpacking stuff. A wander round the reserve produced several of these micro-moths that we affectionately called "Bikini Moths"...

Dasycera oliviella