Saturday 14 March 2015

Over-wintering Moths

Despite a minimum temperature of -1.5°C last night we managed to catch eight macro species and the usual Tortricodes alternella in two traps.  New for this year were Common and Small Quakers and Clouded Drab.  We also caught these two over-wintering moths - Grey Shoulder-knot and the two forms of Satellite.

Carolyn & Evan
Grey Shoulder-knot
Satellite -1

Satellite - 2

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