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Thanks to all recorders who have been putting their news up on this blog, great to see. Keep the posts coming! Neil

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June moths at IGC.

Like others have reported, the first half of June at IGC was poor for moth numbers, although there were still a few interesting records. The second half was much better with the warmer conditions producing some big catches of moths, … Continue reading

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Clifden Nonpareil records needed.

  Please see the message below. If any of you have been lucky enough to record any Clifdens in the last 2 years (and I know some of you have) it would be great if you could send me the … Continue reading

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Moth news IGC May 2019.

Most of the first part of May was dominated by cool conditions, so numbers of moths remained low. The latter part of the month was better, although I missed the last week due to a holiday. The 25th was the … Continue reading

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Moth articles for the Suffolk Argus.

I’ve had a message from Trevor Goodfellow the editor of the Suffolk Argus, the newsletter of the Suffolk branch of Butterfly Conservation. He is keen to get more moth related articles in the magazine so anyone who is willing to … Continue reading

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Africa Alive! Bioblitz event 20th/21st July 2019.

I have received this invite for moth enthusiasts to the Africa Alive! Bioblitz, anyone interested in helping out then the contact details are listed at the end of the message. Neil My name is Ruth Wallis and I work at … Continue reading

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Grey carpet moth survey 31st May 2019, Elveden.

Sharon Hearle from BC is planning a Grey Carpet survey day in Suffolk on Friday 31st May 10.30am – 2pm.  She has got a list of sites on the Elvden Estate with Flixweed and where can be visited. Meet on … Continue reading

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April moth news at IGC.

Like Raymond, I did well here in the warm spell around mid month but didn’t bother to trap on many nights later on with the cooler clear weather. Orthosia numbers dropped off from mid month as expected, has been a … Continue reading

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Change of Suffolk County moth recorder.

As some of you may be already know, Tony Prichard has decided to stand down as County recorder for moths after many years of doing the job. Thanks must go to him for all the good work he has done … Continue reading

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Moth news for February and March from IGC.

Good to see some posts appearing on this blog. Would be great to see more, I know there are a lot of social media forums these days but not everyone is a ‘follower’ of them all and also some people … Continue reading

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