My Blog's aim is to promote and encourage others to participate in the wonderful hobby that is Moth-trapping.
So why do we do it? well for some people it is to get an insight into the world of Moths, for others it is to build a list of species much like 'Twitching' in the Bird world.
The reason I do it....you never know what you might find when you open up that trap!
I hope to show what different species inhabit our Country by getting people aware of what is out there.
On this Blog you will find up-to-date records and pictures.
I run a trap regularly in my garden here in Hertfordshire and enjoy doing field trips to various localities within Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

Please also check out the links in the sidebar to the right for other people's Blogs and informative Websites.

Thanks for looking & happy Mothing!


NFY = New Species For The Year
NFG = New Species For The Garden
NEW! = New Species For My Records

Any Species highlighted in RED signifies a totally new species for my records.

If you have any questions or enquiries then please feel free to email me
Contact Email : bensale@rocketmail.com

Herts Recent Notables and Rarities Reported

Monday, 16 March 2009

Catch Report - Sunday 15th March

Not bad, not bad with a higher amount of Hebrew Characters coming to light, and my first 2 Early Grey's of the year in stunning condition and two more March Moth's being the 2nd and 3rd to ever be recorded in my Garden.
Temperature is falling away as soon as it gets dark from a near 12c to 0.8c this morning!

Catch Report - Hatfield Broad Oak - 160w MBT Robinson Trap

  • 5x Clouded Drab
  • 2x Small Quaker
  • 7x Common Quaker
  • 8x Hebrew Character
  • 2x March Moth
  • 1x Agonopterix heracliana
  • 2x Early Grey [NFY]


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