Tag Archives: moths

Magical, mythical moths

Besides a very unique wee species that I became quite familiar with on Flanders Moss NNR, and the occasional characteristic day-flying species (we get plenty of moths that aren’t nocturnal!), moths weren’t something that was particularly on my radar. But … Continue reading

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Emperor moths

George Guthrie is one of our longest serving volunteers. For many years he has enthusiastically been at the forefront of the insect surveying. The winter before last he helped me compile an article on the blog where he reared some … Continue reading

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The unpronounceable moth (and more!)

The moth trap is becoming quieter as the weeks roll by.  We seem to be back to single figures (and in today’s case, single figure!) since the wet and cooler weather has arrived.  That being said, it is still relatively … Continue reading

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Mothing picks up >

Every Tuesday evening we’ve been setting the heath moth trap, then checking it on Wednesday morning with the help of local moth enthusiast Tim Brain.  Tim’s years of mothing experience has proved valuable, as it’s saved us lots of time … Continue reading

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