Category Archives: Field meetings

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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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

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SMG Event 23/06/2017 – Barnhamcross common, Thetford, Suffolk.

This was a change of venue as the Great Yarmouth meeting was moved to the previous week. 6 moth-ers attended, running 5 traps (1 actinic) in the shelter of the scrub on the edge of the open common due to … Continue reading

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SMG event Great Yarmouth North denes, Norfolk 17/06/2017.

We all packed our passports for this meeting as we were heading just across the border into Norfolk! The sand dune habitat at Yarmouth has produced some interesting sightings in the recent past for group member Brian Jones and he … Continue reading

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Meeting this week – going for Friday 23rd.

Looking at the weather for Friday/Saturday, Friday is looking the better of the 2 days if we can find some shelter on the site from the breeze. Saturday is looking colder with chance of rain leading up to the event. … Continue reading

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SMG event this weekend (23rd/24th June).

As the group moved the date of the Great Yarmouth meeting forward to last Saturday (where it was very successful), this weekend is free. The general feeling last week was a return to the brecks would be in order so … Continue reading

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Suffolk Moth group events this weekend.

As conditions look favourable this weekend there will be an event on both Friday and Saturday nights. First, on Friday evening (16th) it will be the planned event for the dates at Old Hall wood, Bentley. Details on the list … Continue reading

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SMG meeting Lakenheath Warren/Elveden, Suffolk 9/06/2017.

10 moth-ers met up at Mayday farm in the forest before heading down to the edge of Lakenheath warren. Sadly the forecast cloud cover wasn’t around on arrival so a bright moon was starting to rise and it felt a … Continue reading

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SMG meeting Mayday farm this week.

Looking at the weather forecast for the weekend Friday night is looking the better of the two nights for fieldwork, with cloudy skies and light winds. Saturday is partially cloudy but windier with heavier rain during the day. So see … Continue reading

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