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

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Catch Report - 21/02/12 - Farmland/Back Garden - Hertfordshire

Things are slowly getting exciting! with 2 more new species for the year but what was supposed to be a very mild night with minimal wind turned out to be sporadically windy and quite chilly and down to 6c this morning.
Tomorrow and Thursday evening look the best nights this week to get some more Moth action.

Catch Report - 21/02/12 - 125w MV Robinson Trap - Back Garden/Farmland

Macro Moths

1x March Moth [NFY]
1x Satellite

Micro Moths

1x Agonopterix heracliana [NFY]

March Moth

Agonopterix heracliana

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