This morning, I was up early to check the contents and the results were by far and away the best so far this year.
In all 24 species were taken combined and in total 38 moths. Just for this record occasion I shall list all species.
Flame shoulder 2
Green carpet 3
Silver ground carpet
Common marbled carpet
Mottled pug 6
Common white wave (new for year 48th species)
common pug 3
Shuttle shaped dart
marbled minor complex 4 (49th species NFY)
V pug (NFY 50th species)
Emmelina monodactyla 2
Eulia ministrana 2 (new moth for me 14th micro of year)
Epiphyas postvittana (15th micro for year)
Agonopterix subpropinquella (16th micro NFY)
Celypha lacunana (17th micro NFY)
|common marbled carpet|
|underwing shot of common marbled carpet|
Finally, as I was checking the trap, I left the patio door open and, upon returning, found a great tit perched on my birdwatching scope in the lounge!!