Category Archives: National Moth Night

Moth Night part 2 – Bawdsey 11th September.

A large gathering of moth-hunters decended on Bawdsey hall for this evening, part of the Moth Night 2015 event. In all I think at least 23 traps of various designs were deployed, there were so many I may have missed … Continue reading

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Early September with National Moth Nights, Hollesley.

Poor weather and a lengthy spell of food poisoning meant no trapping till 6th September. Things hotted up then especially during the National Moth Nights during which I trapped every night with my standard two MV traps and took part … Continue reading

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Early July Moths

Time for me to report my exploits. I looked at the weather fore-cast for the National Moth nights and decided not to trap on the Friday, though as it turned out the fore-cast was over pessimistic. So I trapped on … Continue reading

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Moth Night 2014 at Bawdsey Hall

Moth Night 2014 is fast approaching (3 – 5 July).   Bawdsey Hall is hosting an event and all interested lepidopterists are invited on the evening of Friday 4 July.   I would appreciate as much support as possible, especially as Bawdsey … 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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National moth night records update – success, but a slow process!

I finally managed to get my records in for NMN, but it took quite a bit of time, so this is a warning to anyone who hasn’t entered theirs yet! I found the best thing to do was to type … Continue reading

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Getting frustrated with entering NMN records.

I’m getting very frustrated with trying to enter my records onto the National Moth Night website and was wondering if anyone else has had problems. I’ve tried entering data twice now. First time a few weeks ago I made an … Continue reading

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Early August at IGC – a record breaking night.

Traps continued to be very busy a lot of the time at the start of August here, and haven’t caught up on entering the data, sorting photos etc for the period so can’t comment too much on results yet. Certainly … Continue reading

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National Moth Night 3 at Hollesley

I trapped in my garden until the rain got heavy. I only picked up 40 species in total with none of my regular Hawk moth species. However I managed to add 8 new species to my site list: Haworth’s Pug, … Continue reading

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Moths at Bawdsey – Moth Night 2012 (Part 3)

A similar total to Iken, c60 species, were recorded at my new Bawdsey site on 23 June. Highlights were Nemophora degeerella, Aethes beatricella, Crambus perlella, Diamond-back Moth, Small Magpie, Clepsis spectrana, Sandy Carpet, Light Emerald, four species of Hawk-moths (Privet, … Continue reading

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