Author Archives: Neil

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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Group indoor meeting 9th March 2019.

Just a reminder that it is less than 2 weeks till the indoor meeting. Can all those who haven’t told me already who are thinking of eating in the pub at lunchtime please let me know as I will be … Continue reading

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7w UV LED bulbs.

I’ve had a lot of interest from fellow moth-ers about the 7w LED bulb I have been trialing, so many that I’ve decided to put the link up on the blog here to Paul Batty’s web site where you can … Continue reading

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Suffolk Moth Group Indoor Meeting – Saturday 9th March 2019.

  Here are the details for the group’s annual indoor event. Doors will open at 9.30am for setting up, refreshments and general chat plus looking at exhibits. The meeting will officially start from around 10am. Some of the group will … Continue reading

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Early big catch of moths at IGC.

Been seeing a few Spring ushers this week round the security light at work so thought I’d give a trap a go. Was a bit breezy last night but luckily wasn’t too bad at my usual trap site in the … Continue reading

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Purdis news December 2018.

Not much to report from my site for December as I didn’t really do much trapping (due to time constraints). Was a lot of Mottled umber around, more so than normal as well as lots of Winter moth, both mainly … Continue reading

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Season draws to a close at Purdis.

With the prospect of much colder weather arriving looks like the moth season is about to draw to a close for 2018 here. So here is the November news from my area. Both the Oak rustic and White speck invasion … Continue reading

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October 2018 moths at Purdis.

As Raymond has mentioned in his post, October this year was all about the warm spell mid month, producing migrants, out of season summertime moths and good numbers of some of the autumnal regulars. Not too much happened here before … Continue reading

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Suffolk Moth Group leaf miner meeting 7th October 2018.

5 people met up at Hemley church for this meeting on a gloriously sunny autumn day. The aim was to head down to the extensive saltmarsh habitat beside the river Deben to see what moth species associated with that habitat … Continue reading

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Portable LED light – the future of moth hunting in remote areas?

There has been a bit of internet discussion on this portable LED light for moths that is lightweight and can run from powerpacks normally used to charge mobile phones when away from power points (e.g.for camping). Thought it may be … Continue reading

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