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Sunday, 22 August 2010

Good Old Pugs

A good night for numbers on 18th August, with 84 moths of 28 species. There was one new for the garden, and two year ticks. The new one was a lovely Tawny Speckled Pug (isn't it nice when a pug is easy to ID!).
18th August:
9 Common Rustic sp.
8 Copper Underwing
8 Dunbar
6 Large Yellow Underwing
6 Shuttle-shaped Dart
4 Willow Beauty
4 Svensson's Copper Underwing
3 Setaceous Hebrew Character
2 Maiden's Blush
2 Vine's Rustic
2 Riband Wave
1 Flame Carpet
1 Marbled Beauty
1 Small Phoenix
1 Small Rivulet
1 Pine Carpet
1 Silver Y
1 Currant Pug
1 Oak Hook-tip
1 Green Carpet
1 Old Lady NFY
1 Brimstone
1 Flounced Rustic NFY
1 Flame Shoulder
1 Lesser Yellow Underwing
1 Tawny Speckled Pug NFG
Old Lady
Flounced Rustic
Tawny Speckled Pug

I am almost up to date now, just one more report from the garden to come.

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