Welcome

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 in Hertfordshire and enjoy doing field trips to various localities within Hertfordshire and Essex

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!

KEY

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

Friday, 3 July 2009

Moth trapping lately

Well, what can I say, it has been manic in the Garden the last time I trapped, which was back on Tuesday night, I have just about finished adding the species + count and will update tonight.
Unfortunately life's chores have got in the way of trapping the last few days, but I will be running a trap in my Garden tonight (if the rain holds off) and going out into the field (hopefully Sawbridgeworth Marsh) in search of Brown-veined Wainscot, Mere Wainscot and possibly Small Rufous.

Wish me luck!

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