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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Saturday, 26 September 2009

Catch Report - Friday 25th September 2009

No new species last night which was probably to be expected, actually I didn't expect anything after waking up and looking at ther temperature gauge, 5.2c! and bloody freezing.
A total of just 14 Moths of 6 species.

Catch Report
- Hatfield Broad Oak - 160w MBT Robinson Trap

Macro Moths

5x Lunar Underwing
2x Pale Mottled Willow
2x Sallow
1x Blair's Shoulder-knot
1x Large Yellow Underwing
3x Willow Beauty

Micro Moths

None recorded again!

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