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

Saturday, 4 July 2009

Sawbridgeworth Marsh - Friday 03rd July 2009


Ruby Tiger

Had a trip to Sawbridgeworth Marsh last night for an hour, warm and dry but clear skies and the temperature struggled so less about than I thought.
Highlights were my first encounter's with Blackneck which was my target species.

Catch Report - Sawbridgeworth Marsh - 40w Actinic Robinson Trap

23x Blackneck (mostly netted)
3x Ghost Moth
14x Drinker
1x Ruby Tiger
10x Smoky Wainscot
2x Double Square-spot
1x Buff Arches
1x The Flame
1x Flame Shoulder
30+ Dotted Fan-foot
40+ Small Dotted Buff

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