Category Archives: Events

SMG Leaf miner day Sunday 22nd October 2017 – Reydon wood.

The leaf miner recording day has now been fully finalized. It will be on the 22nd October at Reydon wood, a site the group visited for an evening recording session earlier this year. Meet at TM480788 (car park along lane) … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Field meetings | Leave a comment

Fifteen minutes (or so) of fame?

I have been invited (via Facebook) to go on Ipswich Community Radio where the Wednesday breakfast show presenter Nel VanHel would like to do a feature on moths and mothing. I can see from her profile and some of the … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Help | 5 Comments

Suffolk Moth Group meeting 2nd September – Tunstall common.

5 moth-ers attended this meeting, the last ‘official’ evening event for the year. Conditions didn’t look too promising, with some heavy showers in the afternoon followed by clear skies for the evening. 4 traps (1 actinic) were put out around … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Field meetings | Comments Off

Tunstall Common this weekend.

This weekend’s meeting, the last ‘official’ Suffolk group evening event this year will take place on Saturday night – showers forecast Friday late afternoon hence why not that night. Meeting time is 7.30pm. Can’t see that it will be a … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Field meetings | Comments Off

SMG Meeting Hen reedbeds 19th August – a triple WEM-y surprise!

10 moth-ers met up to do some recording at Hen reedbeds, a Suffolk trust reserve. As you would expect the main habitat is reedbed, with areas of wet woodland and more saline habitat close by. 11 traps (5 actinics) were … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Field meetings | 1 Comment

Hen reedbed meeting – Saturday night

The weather is still looking better for Saturday night so the meeting to Hen reedbeds will go ahead then. Neil

Posted in Events, Field meetings | Comments Off

Suffolk group meeting – Hen reedbeds.

After a break the meetings programme continues this weekend with a visit to Hen reedbeds. Meet in car park TM471771 at 8pm. Looking at the moment as if Saturday is going to be the better night with a strong breeze … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Field meetings | Comments Off

Suffolk Moth Group meeting – the Orfordness adventure 21st July.

6 moth hunters came to this meeting, including one from the Norfolk group on his first meeting out with us. As usual, the staff and Mike Marsh helped us transport the load of equipment over to the reserve by boat. … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Field meetings, Sightings | Comments Off

Suffolk Moth Group ‘away’ event 15/07/2017 – Kent.

5 moth-ers headed down to Kent for a bit of ‘away’ mothing on Saturday 15th July. First stop late morning was just off the M2 at Ranscombe Farm Plantlife reserve. This site has many rare plants but we were here … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Field meetings | Comments Off

Kent moth night details 14th/15th July 2017.

Here are the details for the meeting spot for Covert Wood, kent. Meet at TR187483 at 8.30pm (to give us time to investigate trapping areas). This is along the southern of the two roads that go through the wood  and … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Field meetings | Comments Off