Sunday, 9 September 2012

Early September

A real start to September with sun and a couple of cloudy nights.Has produced 50 species in the garden,Nettle Tap , Udea lutealis,brown and White shouldered house moth,Garden carpet,agriphila tristella,marbled Beauty and Acleris literana have been netted around the house.
 ,Orange Sallow,Orange Swift, Centre Barred Sallow(pics above) Sallow, Canary Shouldered Thorn,Black Rustic,Autumnal Rustic and Rosy Rustic  have given the week an autumnal feeling .Yellow shell,Campion, Small Phoneix, Brimstone and riband waves are the last of the summer moths.
  The new micro book has been an excellent aid in identifying the micros especially  Epinotia nisella ,ramella and  Gracillaria syringella. (caloptilia).

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