Friday, 1 April 2011

Hardcastle craggs last night and the last Mad March Moffers

Hi all a very good way to end march with this Oak Beauty a very hamsome moth.A slow start with clear skies but it soon picked up and in just over 2 hours we recorded----
Ypsolopha ustella    1
Diurnea fagella          6
Mottled Grey    6
Engrailed          5
Early tooth striped   5
Brindled Pug           6(all well over 23mm)
Oak Beauty         1
Small quaker        3
Common Quaker     62
Clouded drab             8
Hebrew Character       8
Twin spotted quaker    1
Chestnut                       6
Thanks to all at Hardcastle craggs for letting us trap there and many thanks to all who attended in March.Will keep you posted about April shortly.Well done to Sandra and Christine for getting into  identifying some moths.......


heavy birder said...

Very enjoyable evening.

brian leecy said...

Cracking Oak Beauty was icing on the cake,great tun out again too.