Sunday, 29 September 2013

Autumn Moths

 
Even with all the excitement last week with the rare Long-tailed Blue butterflies I still managed to get the moth trap out a few times. For most of the week the weather was favourable with light winds, although the overnight temperatures were a little lower than they had been.
 
Despite this I still caught a few new species and also some nice individuals.
 
 
The Black Rustic.
 
 
Dark Sword-grass

 
and the Sallow

 
 
All these moths are quite common but were all very fresh individuals. Now its waiting for the wind to die down before the next attempt.

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