Thursday 27 April 2017

Cotswolds Moth Trapping - 21st-23rd April

A weekend at our cottage in Cowley in the Cotswolds allowed me a few nights of early spring moth trapping. Species recorded over the nights of 21st, 22nd and 23rd April were:

  • Brindled Beauty
  • Clouded Drab
  • Common Quaker
  • Early Grey
  • Flame-shoulder
  • Hebrew Character
  • Least Black Arches
  • Lesser Swallow Prominent
  • Muslin Moth
  • Nut-tree Tussock
  • Powdered Rustic
  • Purple Thorn
  • Swallow Prominent
  • Waved Umber

Least Black Arches

Waved Umber

Purple Thorn

Swallow Prominent

Lesser Swallow Prominent

Brindled Beauty

Powdered Quaker

Hebrew Character - The left hand individual has a reduced black forewing mark

Muslin Moth

Clouded Drab