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

Monday, 13 May 2013

Sparse but abit more variety

Just the 4 moths last night, but out of those 4 were 2 new for the garden species and a new for the year. Was nice to finally add Yellow-barred Brindle to the garden list.

Catch Report - 12-05-13 - Back Garden Stevenage - 1x125w MV Robinson Trap

Macro Moths  


1x Yellow-barred Brindle [NFG]
1x Bright-line Brown-eye [NFG]
1x Angle Shades [NFY]

1x Brindled Pug

Micro Moths

None recorded!

Yellow-barred Brindle










Bright-line Brown-eye












Angle Shades





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