Category Archives: Moth records

Call for records please.

I would like to ask if anyone has any outstanding records for 2019 then could they please get them to me as soon as they are able before the moth season for this year really starts to get going. Please … Continue reading

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National Moth Night Data

National Moth Night Data must be recorded before 2nd December. I have just uploaded one set of data on the Moth Night recording data sheets. In doing so I realised that there were two different recording sheets for moths. The … Continue reading

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irecord v Mapmate

Does anyone use irecord. Is it better/easier than using mapmate. Or is it not as good?

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White-mantled Wainscot

I note that there has been a post of what appears to be a White-mantled Wainscot caught in Somerset. Posted on the Migrant Moths Facebook site early on the morning of 18th. Does the species occur as an immigrant or … Continue reading

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Was 2016 a poor year at IGC?

Following on from Raymond’s message, thought I’d have a look at my results for the same period. I have run lights for around 20 years at 2 regular sites that haven’t changed, supplemented with additional trapping in the summer at … Continue reading

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2016 a poor year for moths?

It was often said during 2016 that it was a poor year. A number of expected species didn’t turn up or moths were low in number. The year was later than average after a poor spring. However, after gathering all … Continue reading

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Mapmate users – an alert on the new checklist patch.

I know some moth recorders in Suffolk use this program so I thought I’d put out some news on the latest patch. This is a complete revision of the moth checklist to the new order. I downloaded and applied it … Continue reading

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New species to me as a spin-off from plant collecting

During October whilst on the local salt-marsh at Hollesley as part of my investigation into Eucosma tripoliana I picked a couple of rush stems to return home for identification. The rush was Juncus maritimus. I happened to leave the stems … Continue reading

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Records reminder

Now I’ve started posting reminders I’ll carry on. I’ve received records for 2014 from lots of recorders already and thank you to those that have sent them in. This is just a gentle nudge to those yet to send in … Continue reading

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Submitting Moth Night Data

After reading about Neil’s difficulties with the data entry I felt rather guilty at asking Matthew to enter my data for me so thought I ought to try it myself. I did not have the problems experienced by Neil. However … Continue reading

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