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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!

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

Sunday, 13 May 2018

07/05/18 - Back Garden Mothing

With warm weather still with us into the bank holiday, it was a scorcher with highs of 27 degrees here in North Herts.
Unfortunately clear skies meant that the temperature dropped quite a bit and the catch was meagre.
Two new for year species were found

Here is last Monday's new for year species.


Catch Report - 07/05/18 - Back Garden - Stevenage - 1x 250w Clear MV Robinson Trap

Macro Moths

Brimstone Moth 2
Chocolate-tip 1

Chocolate-tip

Brimstone Moth

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