Sorry for the lack of recent posts. I've just come back from a week in Suffolk watching Nightjars, Kingfishers, Dartford Warblers and Avocets along the coast.
I just about managed to fit the moth trap in the suitcase and did a spot of mothing in a secluded wood in Bury St. Edmunds. I know this blog is for Surrey moths but I couldn't resist posting this shot of my best moth of the stay... a Lunar Yellow Underwing (not, I repeat not trapped in Surrey!).
A declining and rare species in Britain, with Suffolk being one of the only places where they can be seen.
Back in Surrey, I trapped my first Thorn of the year, a September Thorn, in the garden just before leaving on the 3rd...
4 days ago