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

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Thursday, 13 May 2010

Traps at the ready!

Well today I managed to finish sorting out the Moth-trapping gear, I seem to be accumulating more and more stuff as the months go by!

The outer perpex of both 125w MV Robinson's have been fixed and each have a large A4 sized perspex rainshield fitted.

My other 160w MBT DIY trap is still going strong.

Looking forward to National Moth Night this saturday, just praying for a good night

The smaller of the two Robinson Traps

75 metres of Cable Reel, 160w MBT Trap and the larger Robinson Trap

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