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County Ivy total

Well it looks like the ivy might be on hold for a while (or that may be it for the season). The Stutton total has broken the 50-mark and currently stands at 52. I have trawled the blog posts and … Continue reading

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Cracking evening on the Ivy

Seventeen species tonight, a few short of our best, but a couple of belters. Tony had taken a Tawny Pinion off the patch in his lane, but this was well and truly trumped by the three Vestals we had in … Continue reading

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Recent Ivy searching at IGC – best night’s recording bettered?

I’ve been checking the Ivy patch at home regularly since it came into flower and up until the night of the 4th it has been fairly quiet. Even the warm stormy night of the 3rd only brought in 11 moths … Continue reading

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Stutton latest

Three more species added to ┬áthe village ivy list last night – Monopis weaverella, Oak Nycteoline and at last, a Silver-Y. These take the ivy total for Stutton this autumn to 45. On a personal note, I had my first … Continue reading

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Ivy – keeps getting better

The two patches that were in full flower around ten days ago are now on the wane, but other smaller patches are starting to come through and there is plenty more to come. Volume may have been down tonight, but … Continue reading

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Stutton Ivy last night

Another check last night bumped the autumn Ivy list up by two to 28 with the addition of a chestnut sp. (still need to confirm it) and a Deep-brown Dart. The latter is new for the overall ivy list here … Continue reading

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Record evening for Ivy in Stutton

Tony Fox and I were out last night for a couple of hours checking the prime locations in Alton Hall Lane and Lower Street. We amassed 23 species, including seven new ones – Small Dusty Wave, postvittana, Lunar Underwing, Garden … Continue reading

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Ivy, and a bee to watch out for.

Very quiet couple of weeks in my garden. A trawl through my notes suggests that although there were very good moths through July and August the total numbers (ie biomass!) was less than last year. I think things may be … Continue reading

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The Ivy League

All this gloom about the crash in numbers. Here is something to cheer you up. Ivy is in flower and is already pulling in the moths. A mild evening on the 12th had me knocking on Tony Fox’s door to … Continue reading

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