Category Archives: Field meetings

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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Suffolk Moth Group leaf miner day 7th October – a word of warning.

This is a warning to anyone planning to attend the leaf miner day tomorrow. There is a motorcycle show going on at Trinity park (Suffolk showground) from 9am onwards which will increase traffic in the general area around the junction … Continue reading

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SMG Leaf-miner Meeting – Sunday 7th October 2018 – 10.30am

It’s a bit short notice but there will be the usual end-of-season leaf-miner recording meeting on Sunday 7th October 2018. Meeting at Hemley Church at 10.30am. Grid ref is TM285423. We’re trying something a bit different this year by starting … Continue reading

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Suffolk Moth Group meeting Hen reedbeds 15th September 2018 – a wainscot surprise!

11 moth-ers met up for this meeting, the last night-time field event for the year. The target was to try and see if Clifden Nonpareil would put in another appearance after it was seen last year at the site. Before … Continue reading

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Suffolk Moth Group meeting Hen Reedbeds – Saturday night (15th).

The last moth evening for the year for the group is this weekend at Hen reedbeds, hoping for Clifden Nonpareil after last year’s sighting. As the weather is looking slightly warmer for Saturday night we will go for the meeting … Continue reading

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Orfordness meeting 11th August 2018.

This meeting was re-arranged as the conditions for the 10th looked awful. Proven to be the right choice, as the regular recorders on the Ness reported an almost empty trap that night! 4 moth-ers attended this event, with some having … Continue reading

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Orfordness meeting re-arranged for tomorrow night – 11th August.

As the weather forecast is pretty awful for tonight (cold, clear conditions after rain) the meeting to Orfordness has been re-arranged for tomorrow night (11th). Same meeting place and time, Orford quay at 7pm. Still an overnight stay. Neil

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Carlton marshes Suffolk Wildlife Trust reserve 28th July 2018.

10 moth-ers meet up for this meeting (along with the warden later in the night) to survey this excellent wetland trust reserve which has just successfully secured funds for a major expansion. A mixture of actinic and mv traps were … Continue reading

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Carlton marshes meeting this weekend – going for Saturday night (28th).

Been holding out on choosing a night for this meeting due to the changing weather. It is now looking like it will be safer to trap on Saturday night as there is now the very strong possiblity that there will … Continue reading

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Groton wood daytime meeting 21st July 2018.

6 recorders met up for this daytime meeting at Groton wood to look for moths, larvae and leaf mines. It was a hot, dry afternoon so we soon headed into the shady wood where the temperature was much more pleasant. … Continue reading

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