Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Mega Midgley Moths!



OK perhaps not mega but two are new for us up here, Drinker and Buff Arches and the Scarce Silver Y we've only had the odd time.

3 comments:

brian leecy said...

Drinkers a great local record,Scarce silver y is also a really good record ,Calderdale seems to be a top place for S Silver Y.

Nick Carter said...

Caught another (or the same ) Drinker last night also

AndyC said...

Brilliant Nick and sandra ,your hard work has paid off at last with a first for calderdale the only other record is this very old record ....1640 The Drinker Euthrix potatoria (Linnaeus, 1758)
In Collinson there is reference to 1 old record but no details are provided.Nice Scarce silver y a Midgley speciality as well