Sunday, 22 March 2015

Spring Crags 21.03.15

13 Yellow Horned
  3 Oak Beauty
  5 Common Quaker
  2 Satellite
  6 Chestnut
Another excellent night for the time of year..

Weather 6 deg Cooler with Chill  Cloudy with threat of rain

Thanks to Andy, Colin,  Brian and Dave with assistance on pictures

Yellow Horned and Common Quaker found by torchlight at base of trees in addition to trap , Dave found a Young Adult Hawthorn Shieldbug

The Satelite - Both the Orange and white spot variants found

The Typical Wing Marks

Often overlooked the large eye of the Satelite

1930 Oak Beauty Biston strataria - plumose feathery Antennae. The patterned camouflage makes it  ideal for sit amongst dappled lichen this time of year a great disguise

2187 Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi

1659 Yellow Horned Achlya flavicornis

As per name the Antennae - or - Yellow Horns

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