Moth Trap

The night before last I put the moth trap out and caught 14 moths. One, probably a carpet, flew away as soon as I opened the box. The remainder comprised 2 x Mottled Beauty, one each of Triple-spotted Clay, Flame Carpet, Gothic, Large Yellow Underwing, Spectacle, Peppered Moth, Smoky Wainscot plus 1 undetermined and three micros. Several of these were firsts for my trap and the Gothic is, according to Brian, the first “Skye” record since 1975. Sadly, I only got a very poor image of it:

Gothic

Gothic

The three micros were one Bramble Shoot Moth and two probable Bee Moths (thanks, Keith).

Bramble Shoot Moth

Bramble Shoot Moth

Tags:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: