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Stephen Rush
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Winter is too long.....
Since my wife and I built a moth trap mid year 2017 we have been quite taken with the Moths. Don't get me wrong we don't get 300 moths of 20 species in a night hell we don't even get 30 of 5!. One thing is sure I have been waiting and watching the weather s...
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Winter is too long.....
Since my wife and I built a moth trap mid year 2017 we have been quite taken with the Moths. Don't get me wrong we don't get 300 moths of 20 species in a night hell we don't even get 30 of 5!. One thing is sure I have been waiting and watching the weather s...
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(27thOct) Something Southerners Can Envy.
Red Sword-grass Xylena vetus Red Sword-grass Xylena vetus Red Sword-grass Xylena vetus A lovely surprise in the trap on the 27th. It was quite noticeable due to it's size and colouration. We thought most of the good stuff was gone due to the cooling temp, d...
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Weather.
I suppose dependant on habitat and location the Moths won't always be trapped. Non the less I have put the trap out as often as I am able but there has been no doubt the numbers trapped have been low. On the up side though, a few new moths for the year have...
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I need to live further South or East!
I have had the trap out over the last week about 3 times and last night was the only night that moths were trapped. Surprisingly a first trapping of the year of the Angle Shades. The only other moth was a Large Yellow Underwing.
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24th September 2017
Craig had already done quite a bit of ringing from August onwards but my camping life and visits to Spurn left me frustrated to not manage to get up earlier in the season that I would normally, Birds like Redstart and Spotted Fly in the hand. Craig also not...
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