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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

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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

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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

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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

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Tunstall common meeting next weekend 25th/26th August – postponed.

The field meeting at Tunstall common has been postponed till the following weekend – 1st/2nd September. Same meeting place but earlier time of 7.30pm. Most of the group will be away next weekend hence why it has been re-scheduled. There … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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SMG meeting 7th July, North Cove SWT reserve – a superb night!

7 moth-ers met up for this meeting at the SWT reserve at North Cove, Barnby, a site that has been trapped a few times before by the group. The site has areas of carr woodland, wet meadows with many wildflowers … Continue reading

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