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

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

From the garden trap 22/04/2013

Not too many moths this morning, but a couple new for the year along with a couple of bits to help the 1000 in 1km square challenge.

Total catch 16 of 9sp.
(125W MV trap 10 of 7sp., 80W/11W Actinic/CFL trap 6 of 4sp.)

0667  Semioscopis steinkellneriana  1 (NFY)
0695  Agonopterix alstromeriana  1
1524  Emmelina monodactyla  3
1862  Double-striped Pug (Gymnoscelis rufifasciata)  1
1917  Early Thorn (Selenia dentaria)  1 (NFY)
2187  Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi)  2
2188  Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta)  1
2190  Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica)  2
2243  Early Grey (Xylocampa areola)  4

Double-striped Pug

Emmelina monodactyla

Only downer today is that I was unable to extract myself from work to twitch a county-tick Ring-billed Gull, and couldn't go after work as I had parental duties. Looks like this gull has been loitering in the same area for a few days so maybe a chance tomorrow.

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