Category Archives: Sightings

Africa Alive moth night

The moth night at Africa Alive, Kessingland is this Saturday 20th July. Meeting at 20.00. Drive down main entrance to gates on the right 1/3 of way down track.

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June moths at IGC.

Like others have reported, the first half of June at IGC was poor for moth numbers, although there were still a few interesting records. The second half was much better with the warmer conditions producing some big catches of moths, … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Celebrations at Somerleyton

On the 4th July, Keith invited Alan and me to join him to record an area on the Somerleyton Estate that had not been surveyed before. This is the area next to the Hall and gardens. So we were all … Continue reading

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June in Homersfield

It has been a mostly unspectacular June here with just a few highlights. After about 7 years of use, I finally got a new set of pheromone lures. My old ones had only attracted a couple of Currant Clearwings around … Continue reading

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June 2019 catches, Hollesley and about.

June was a bit up and down weather and moth wise with the better catches in the second half of the month. Bordered Pug and Double Square-spot are having a good year at home but there is a distinct lack … Continue reading

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June survey highlights

Brian, Allan and I went to Herringfleet Hills on the 23rd. A near perfect night with just a short blustery spell to contend with otherwise warm and still which reflected the high species count for a June night of 225. … Continue reading

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Many Diamond-back

There must have been a large influx of Diamond-back Moth last night. They are everywhere today. Just in the garden they are on the fences and shed and everything you touch, plants, tools etc. they fly out of. There was … 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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Moth news IGC May 2019.

Most of the first part of May was dominated by cool conditions, so numbers of moths remained low. The latter part of the month was better, although I missed the last week due to a holiday. The 25th was the … Continue reading

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Mothing Hollesley plus Tangham May 2019

A little tardy on my report as I made myself very busy at the start of June. May weather started quite poor and cool but heated up considerably towards the end of the month. Naturally the moths complied. Breached the … Continue reading

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