Top of the list was an all time high of 22 ruby tigers, along with 10 Agapeta hamana, 8 Agriphila straminella, 7 Crambus perlella, 5 dingy footman, 5 dusky sallow, 5 Scoparia subfusca and 2 or 3 of Common footman, Least carpet, Eucosma cana, Eudonia mercurella, Plutella xylostella, Agriphila geniculea, ear moth sp. and common carpet.
New for the year were Agriphila tristella, Ypsolopha sequella, magpie and tawny speckled pug. The latter was the 4000th moth taken this year.
Back at the garden trap red twin spot carpet and Pyrauta purpuralis were new for year whilst Tinea trinotella was new for parish records.
This morning, after a clear sky and consequently much colder night, just 13 of 11 species in the garden trap, with Flounced rustic and buff footman being new for the year.
|Large yellow underwing|
|red twin spot carpet|