Birds, Leps, Observations & Generalities - the images and ramblings of Mark Skevington. Sometimes.

Monday, 25 August 2008

From the garden trap - 24/08/2008

Large Yellow Underwing numbers building up to plague proportions! Total catch 331 of 40sp. (125W MV 126 of 31sp., 80W actinic 205 of 25sp.) First for year in garden: Ypsolopha parenthesella 1 Tawny Speckled Pug (Eupithecia icterata subfulvata) 1 Highest counts: Large Yellow Underwing (Noctua pronuba) 170 Lesser Yellow Underwing (Noctua comes) 36 Light Brown Apple Moth (Epiphyas postvittana) 17 Other highlights: Gold Spot (Plusia festucae) 1

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