Sunday, 4 August 2013

First Real attempt as we wait for the trap to arrive

Hope you don't mind these being just out of area in Littleborough, all picked off a Buddleia using pots and a head torch. Also present and id'd on the plant Silver Y, Dark Arches and Large Yellow Underwing.

Dark Brocade?


Purple Clay

Marbled Beauty?

Six Striped Rustic

July Highflyer

Gold Spot but is it a Lempke's

Mottled Beauty?

Slender Brindle


Bruce said...

Hi both Andys' Nice to see the moths and not far from Calderdale.

When are we to have a "mothing night" at CB?

Bennyboymothman said...

Cabbage Moth for Dark Brocade

Yes to Gold-spot and Marbled Beauty.

Andrew Huyton said...

Cheers Ben and Bruce, can't wait for our trap to arrive.

AndyC said...

Nice start Andy its great when you find them feeding naturaly and can id them with a torch,,post as much as you like ,but you will have to send your records to the Lancashire recorder,late August /September is one of the best times of the year for trapping,so look forward to seeing your posts....

AndyC said...

Bruce see post below,its National moth night on Friday 9th...Im away this week but am trapping at CB on Friday night...................