1st. Mild the last few nights .. moths at the traps .. of note Keith had Gem and 2 Pearly Underwing
at the pump house ..
21st. .. not too much of note to the traps recently and the last few nights have been very cold .. Keith
had Merveille du Jour (p) in Lydd last night ..
12th. Pearly Underwing at the Pump House .. Death's-head Hawk-moth found alive in the Power
11th. Gem at Littlestone ..
10th. Sprinkling Scarce Bordered Straw over the area ..
9th. Golden Twin-spot (p) and Yellow-line Quaker (p) in Lydd
8th. The pyral catalaunalis (p) and late Poplar Hawk-moth (p) at the back of New Romney ..
7th. Dorothy had Four-spotted Footman (p) and Convolvulus at Dungeness ..
5th. Owen Leyshon had Pearly Underwing at New Romney ..
4th. late Eyed Hawk-moth (p) at the back of New Romney .. sprinkling of Delicate over the area ..
Brian had Vestal at Greatstone ..
3rd. Delicate at the back of New Romney .. Vestal, Barred Sallow (p), Pine Carpet (p) at Littlestone ..
1st. Sean had Delicate at New Romney ..
30th. Julian Clarke had Scarce Bordered Straw at the Long Pits .. Pale-lemon Sallow (p) at the back
of New Romney ..
28th. bit of SE wind .. Scarce Bordered Straw, DSG and vitrealis at the back of New Romney ..
sprinkling Dusky-lemon Sallow over the area .. few of the moths commoner at Dungeness appearing
at the inland sites, Feathered Brindle (p), Autumnal Rustic (p) and Sallow (p) .. Ashley trapping at the
Long Pits had Death's-head Hawk-moth (p) and Scarce Bordered Straw ..
27th. Ashley Bradshaw trapping on the golf course at Littlestone had Clifden Nonpareil (p) ..
22nd. Pearly Underwing at the back of New Romney ..
20th. Small but noticeable increase in ferrugalis and noctuella to the traps .. Dusky-lemon Sallow (p)
at Littlestone ..
18th. .. wind and a few cold nights have put paid to moths at the traps .. few last night but nothing
of note ..
10th. Many of the egg boxes in the traps are stacked top to toe with Large and Lesser Yellow
Underwing (p), Setacious (p) and Flounced Rustic (p) .. of note .. Marsh Mallow Moth (p) in Lydd ..
8th. Convolvulous in Lydd .. Centre-barred Sallow (p) at Littlestone ..
5th. Convolvulous at Littlestone .. lots of Large Yellow Underwing (p) everywhere ..
2nd. Delicate (p) in Lydd ..
1st. Rosy Wave and the pyral limbata in Lydd .. the pyral vitrealis (p) at Littlestone .. sprinkling of
Red Underwing (p) over the area .. a few nice things like Feathered Gothic (p) and Large Thorn (p) to
look at ..
30th. Paul had Vestal at Greatstone ..
27th. Wet, windy .. nor too much of note to the traps ..
24th. Scarce Bordered Straw at Greatstone ..
23rd. Vestal at Greatstone ..
22nd. Dorothy had Vestal (p) at Dungeness ..
21st. Dorothy had Convolvulous (p) at Dungeness .. Brian had Scarce Bordered Straw (p) at Greatstone ..
17th. Latticed Heath (p) at the back of New Romney .. Richard had Plumed Fan-foot at Greatstone ..
16th. 14 DSG at the back of New Romney, few elsewhere .. Lesser Treble-bar (p) at Littlestone ..
Antler (p) in Lydd ..
12th. Lunar Thorn (p) at Littlestone ..
11th. Barry had Flame Carpet (p) at Greatstone .. 9 Dark Sword Grass at the back of New Romney ..
sprinkling Double Kidney (p) at Boulderwall and Greatstone the last few days ..
8th. Tree-lichen Beauty and Plumed Fanfoot at Littlestone ..
7th. Jersey Tiger in Lydd ..
5th. Barry had Scalloped Hook-tip (p) at Boulderwall .. Scarce Chocolate-tip in Lydd .. Brian had
Jersey Tiger at Greatstone ..
4th. Lesser-spotted Pinion (p) at Littlestone ..
3rd. Usually, first week of August, over the years has had a bit of southerly weather with a few different
moths to look at .. traps patchey, generally more moths at the inland sites, but very ordinary ..
2nd. Barry had Tree-lichen Beauty (p) at Boulderwall ..
31st. Barry had Scarce Chocolate-tip and the pyral silvella (p) at Boulderwall ..
30th. Maple Prominent in Lydd .. sprinkling Dark Sword Grass over the area ..
29th. Dingy Shell (p) in Lydd .. Small Fan-foot (p) at Littlestone ..
28th. Barry counted 450 Silver Y at his trap at Greatstone .. 40-50 at the inland sights ..
27th. Barry had all the best moths at Greatstone .. Scarce Chocolate-tip, Slender Brindle (p),
Lunar-spotted Pinion (p), Lilac Beauty (p) and Plumed Fan-foot (p) .. the latter at Littlestone also ..
the Tebbs had Nut-tree Tussock (p) and Large Emerald (p) at New Romney ..
26th. Paul had the pyral cicatricella (p) at Greatstone .. Pearly Underwing there and in Lydd ..
25th. More Silver Y, Barry had 160 at Greatstone, he also had Ruddy Carpet (p) ...
23rd. Bordered Straw (p) in Lydd .. marked increase in Silver Y, max. 65 at the back of New
Romney, sprinkling Dark Sword Grass .. just learned that John Chainey had Royal Mantle at the
Long Pits on 17th ..
22nd. Barry had Maple Prominent (p) at Greatstone .. Chris Carpenter had Orache Moth on the wall
where she works in New Romney .. Pearly Underwing in Lydd .. Dorothy had the pyral palealis (p) at
21st. Gem in Lydd .. Small Mottled Willow and Pearly Underwing at the back of New Romney ..
20th. Brian had Mere Wainscot (p) at Greatstone .. Gem at the back of New Romney .. Bernard
Skinner given permission to trap on the Rspb reserve, had two Splendid Brocade, he said that the
trap and surrounding area covered, like wallpaper, with Garden Tiger (p), he estimated c200 ..
19th. Jersey Tiger (p) and Small Mottled Willow (p) at the back of New Romney .. two Orache,
Small Scallop (p) and several Splendid Brocade at Boulderwall .. Dorothy had Dusky Hook-tip (p)
at Dungeness .. Bernard Skinner was trapping at the top of Dunes Road .. recorded 115 macro
species .. of note .. 4 limbata, 2 Splendid Brocade and 2 Orache ..
18th. Barry had five Splendid Brocade on the Rspb reserve, three at Boulderwall and two at the
Accomodation Block .. Orache and Dewick's Plusia (p) in Lydd .. the pyral terebrella (p) at the back
of New Romney .. David had Royal Mantle (p) at Dungeness ..
16th. Barry and Richard had Splendid Brocade at Greatstone and Keith also at the back of New
15th. the pleasant warm, still period with plenty of moths to look at ended with some strong winds and
much needed rain. Dorothy had Langmaid's (p) at Dungeness .. Splendid Brocade in Lydd ..
13th. Splendid Brocade (p) at the back of New Romney ..
12th. Sandy Carpet (p) at the back of New Romney .. Tebbs had Pinion-streaked Snout (p) .. Barry
had Dotted Fanfoot (p) at Boulderwall ..
11th. Silver Hook (p) in Lydd .. Dingy Shears (p) at the back of New Romney ..
10th. Barry had Small Seraphim (p) at Greatstone and Orache Moth (p) at Boulderwall .. Tebbs had
Gothic (p) ..
9th. .. we're all getting lots of moths to the traps .. some in the 70's which is good for us but not much
that we would consider unusual .. few Blackneck (p), Rosy Footman (p), Common Lutestring (p),
Leopard Moth (p), Round-winged Muslin (p) .. Brian had Green Silver-lines at Greatstone ..
8th. Tebbs had Small Angle Shades (p) at New Romney ..
7th. Tebbs had Double Dart (p) at New Romney ..
4th. Barry had Scarce Black Arches at Greatstone .. the pyral biviella (p) in Lydd ..
3rd. Sean had Beautiful Hook-tip at New Romney and Keith in Lydd .. Scallop Shell (p) in Lydd ..
Dorothy had Scarce Black Arches (p) at Dungeness ..
2nd. Barry had Brown Scallop (p) at Greatstone (David also at Dungeness) ..
1st. Clancy's Rustic at New Romney .. sprinkling of the pyral limbata over the area .. Green
Silver-lines (p) at the back of New Romney ..
30th. Miller (p) in Lydd ..
29th. Rosy Wave at New Romney .. the pyrals aridella (p) in Lydd, oblitella (p) at the back of New
28th. Striped Wainscot in Lydd (p) .. sprinkling Barred Yellow (p), Coronet (p) over the area ..
Oblique Striped (p) at the back of New Romney ..
27th. The Tebbs had May Highflyer (p) at New Romney and Keith in Lydd .. Brian had Small Dotted
Buff (p) at Greatstone ..
26th. .. sprinkling Ingrailed Clay (p) the last few days .. Richard had Small Ranunculus (p) at
25th. Barry had the pyral limbata (p) at Greatstone ..
22nd. The pyral stagnata (p) at the Pump house ..
21st. Clouded Buff (p) at the Pump house .. Star-wort (p) in Lydd ..
18th. Rannock Looper .. 10 at Boulderwall, 1 Dungeness, 6 Lydd, 2 at the back of New Romney and
3 at Greatstone .. Goat Moth (p) at the back of New Romney .. Pale Oak Beauty (p) and the pyral
truncicolella (p) in Lydd .. The Tebbs had Clancy's Rustic (p) at New Romney ..
17th. The Tebbs had two Rannoch Looper (p) at New Romney and Barry had one at Greatstone ..
11th. At Greatstone Brian had Oblique Carpet (p) and Paul had Cypress Carpet (p) ..
10th. Tawny Barred-angle (p) at the back of New Romney .. Brian had Pretty Chalk Carpet (p) at
9th. Tebbs had Clouded-bordered Brindle at New Romney .. Beautiful Hook-tip (p) Orange Footman
and noctuella at the back of New Romney ..
8th. Tebbs had Grass Rivulet, Orange Footman (p) and Purple Clay (p) at New Romney .. Grass
Rivulet and Four-dotted Footman (p) at Dungeness ..
7th. Scorched Carpet (p) Dark Sword-grass at Dungeness .. Ted had Peach Blossom (p) in Lydd ..
6th. Scarce Chocolate-tip and Dew Moth in Lydd ..
5th. the first decent night at the traps this year .. last few days hot, thunder storm with heavy rain
overnight .. of note .. Richard had Scarce Chocolate-tip (p) at Greatstone .. Dorothy had Grass
Rivulet (p) at Dungeness .. The Tebbs had Clouded-bordered Brindle (p) at New Romney ..
4th. Dorothy had ferrugalis at Dungeness ..
31st. Keith had Dew Moth (p) and Brown Silver-line (p) in Lydd .. DSG at Pump House
30th. Its been the leanest spring that we can remember .. the last week has seen the appearance of
most of the usual suspects but numbers scarily down .. few migrants 29th .. ferrugalis and 6
Silver Y and 3 Dark Sword Grass on 30th at the Pump House ..
16th. The wind has been in the north or north-east for most of the month .. low night temperatures,
frost some nights .. sometimes two or three moths, sometimes none .. The last couple of nights have
seen a few species to the traps .. but still poor ..
3rd. ... still very few moths to the traps ..
29th. Dark Sword Grass (p) and ferrugalis at Dungeness ..
28th. Lesser Swallow Prominent (p) in Lydd .. Tebbs had Privet Hawk (p) and Clouded Border (p) at
New Romney .. Dorothy had Eyed Hawk (p) and Small Waved Umber () at Dungeness ..
27th. Tebbs had Streamer (p) at New Romney ..
25th. Chocolate-tip (p) Greatstone .. Brindled Pug (p) Lydd .. Puss Moth (p) and Mullein Shark (p) at
24th. Tawny Pinion and Knot Grass (p) Dungeness .. Barry had Shoulder Stripe (p) at Greatstone ..
23rd. First Tawny Shears (p) Dungeness ..
20th. Chamomile Shark (p) Dungeness ..
19th. Pebble Prominent Dungeness ..
16th. Pete Akers had Cypress Pug (p) at his home site at Littlestone ..
9th. Red Chestnut Dungeness ..
6th. Red Chestnut Dungeness .. Early Tooth-striped (p) Lydd ..
4th. Tawny Pinion Dungeness ..
3rd. March Moth and Red Chestnut (p) at Dungeness ..
Apart from a period 22nd to 29th, moths few and far between .. Hebrew Character max. at Dorothy's
trap 36 on 23rd but few elsewhere ..
28th. Keith had March Moth (p) at Dungeness ..
25th. Oak Beauty (p) at Boulderwall ..
24th. Pine Beauty (p) and Twin-spot Quaker (p) at Dungeness ..
23rd. Dorothy had Tawny Pinion (p) at Dungeness .. Richard had Dark Sword Grass at Greatstone ..
21st. 'Quakers' Small, Common and Clouded Drab the last few nights .. Dorothy had Pale Pinion (p) at
Dungeness 18th ..
15th. few more Hebrew Character .. sprinkling Satellite at several traps .. Keith had Yellow-horned (p) at
14th. Common Quaker in Lydd ..
13th. Hebrew Character Dungeness ..
12th. Dotted Border at Dungeness ..
1st. Brian had Dotted Border at Greatstone .. its been a long cold winter ..
24th. Pale Brindled Beauty Lydd and Dungeness ..
18th. Dark Chestnut Dungeness ..
4th. Pale Brindled Beauty Dungeness ..
2nd. Chestnut at Dungeness ..
27th. Mostly been cold at night .. few Winter Moth and Mottled Umber on the odd date .. Dark Chestnut
last night, all Dungeness ..
14th. First mild night of the year after a very cold and snowy start .. although its not been as bad in
this part of the world .. Mottled Umber, Winter Moth and Satelite at Dungeness ..