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Moth meeting this weekend – change of venue to Redgrave Fen.

As the group has already surveyed at Knettishall heath this month, it has been decided not to go there this weekend but instead to bring forward the Redgrave fen meeting. So meet in the reserve car park for 9pm on … Continue reading

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Currant clearwings

Currant clearwing is now out on the wing. Put the pheromone out in the garden near my Currant bushes this afternoon and 7 came in, the most I’ve ever seen here at one time. Even after putting the pheromone away … Continue reading

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Groton wood SMG meeting 26th May 2018.

Apologies for the late report on this event. I’ve been very busy recently and haven’t had much time to catch up on report writing. 7 moth-ers met up for this meeting, at another of the Suffolk Wildlife trust’s woodland reserves. … Continue reading

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Meeting this weekend at Groton wood SWT reserve.

Been watching the weather for this meeting as it has been changing as the week has progressed. Looks like Saturday night is the better evening now with rain predicted for most of tomorrow meaning it will be a damp cool … Continue reading

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SMG first meeting for 2018 – Bradfield woods SWT reserve – 19th May 2018.

7 moth-ers turned up for this first meeting of the season. A cool night was forecast, coupled with a season running slightly late meant hopes were not high for seeing many moths but you never know unless you try. A … Continue reading

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Bradfield woods SWT reserve this weekend.

Looking at the forecast for the end of this week, Saturday 19th is looking the better evening for recording so the meeting will take place then. I hope to get to the site early to have a look around if … Continue reading

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Suffolk Moth Group field meetings programme for 2018.

Here is the moth group’s meeting programme as it stands at the moment. More events may be added at a later date, details of which will be put up on this blog. SUFFOLK MOTH GROUP MEETINGS PROGRAMME 2018  Note that … Continue reading

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April mothing at Purdis.

With poor weather forecast for the last few days of the month its time to reflect on April mothing here. Start of the month ok, then a poor spell, followed by a brief blast of summer heat then ending on … Continue reading

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Light orange underwing out now.

Have heard today that Light orange underwing is out at Wolves wood, with a number seen along the usual good ride on the eastern side of the site. Neil

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Orange underwing out now.

Orange underwing is now out on the wing, saw one last week and another at ground level yesterday. If the sun comes out again then a species worth looking out for anywhere there are Birch trees, especially heathland. Won’t be … Continue reading

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