Category Archives: National Moth Night

Moth Night 2019

As the East Anglian regional representative for Moth Night 2019, I am pleased to invite fellow moth enthusiasts to Bawdsey Hall, on the night of Saturday 28th September.  It is the twentieth anniversary of Moth Night (formerly National Moth Night). Bawdsey … Continue reading

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The ‘Unrivalled’ …

This year see’s the 20th anniversary of National Moth Night, a celebration of all the things we love and enjoy about this hobby of ours. One of the themes is Clifden Nonpareil (Catocola fraxini) - aka the ‘Blue Underwing’. Despite a … Continue reading

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Clifden Nonpareil records needed.

  Please see the message below. If any of you have been lucky enough to record any Clifdens in the last 2 years (and I know some of you have) it would be great if you could send me the … 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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Local trips away from Hollesley June 2018

Hello again. I have not been particularly active in mothing outside of my village during the month. Partly owing to poor weather and also a slow recovery of fitness following illness earlier in the year I placed three traps on … Continue reading

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Suffolk Moth Group field meetings programme for 2018.

Here is the moth group’s meeting programme as it stands at the moment. More events may be added at a later date, details of which will be put up on this blog. SUFFOLK MOTH GROUP MEETINGS PROGRAMME 2018  Note that … Continue reading

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National moth night part 2 at IGC.

A late posting on this night as I’ve been away in Ireland for a week. Bit better than the first night with more moths noted – 48sp. 2 hawk moths – a Pine and an Eyed (my first for the … Continue reading

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Hawk-moth Catches

Could have been better catches for the Moth Nights feature. Two traps for each site/date.  How have others done? At home at Hollesley:- 9th 1 Elephant, 6 Poplar; 10th 1 Elephant, 1 Poplar, 1 Privet, 1 Pine; 11th 6 Elephant, … Continue reading

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Moth night part 1 9th June – Big disappointment.

A poor first Moth night here at IGC. 2 traps run up in the woods only 36sp, only thing of minor note was the first record of Brindled white spot for the year. Not even many xylostella, only 3! No … Continue reading

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Moth night part 3 IGC 12th September.

One word can be used to describe this moth night here at IGC – superb! As this was the last survey night for the event, I put out 4 traps, 2 at home (1 30w twin actinic) and 2 at … Continue reading

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