Sunday, 2 May 2010

Ogden Moth

We found this moth at Ogden on Saturday 1st May. I'm pretty sure it is one of the swift family but not sure which one. Can anyone confirm which species it is. Apologies for the bad photo it was happily sitting on a oog until one of the lads picked it up and it got warmed up and active.

4 comments:

G.FEATHERSTONE said...

HI CHRIS,IT LOOKS LIKE A PINE BEAUTY TO ME.I TRAPPED 1 ABOUT A MONTH AGO.
CHEERS G.F.

charlie streets said...

Yep,I agree with Graham - nice find Chris!

AndyC said...

Its a Beauty
Said to be common around Norland moor fir plantation in 1899 and then never seen again untill 1967 when 1 was taken at a Kebroyd light trap. Recorded more recently in small numbers at light between 25th March and the 16th May.

Pine Beauty 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
0 0 0 7 0 0 2 1 1 2 1

G.FEATHERSTONE said...

Hi Chris,
have yuo got a photo of the OOG?
Idont think ive seen one of those!
lol
G.F.