Striving to record, monitor and conserve birds & wildlife found on the Sutton & Lound GP's SSSI (Idle Valley NR) since 1990.

Moths November 2017

The 2017 Year List stands at 318 Recorded Species. The Reserve List has 617 Recorded Species

The Daneshill Lakes NR Year List stands at 0 Recorded Species. The Daneshill Lakes Reserve List has 61 Recorded Species.

Our Thanks to Trevor and Dylis Pendleton of Eakringbirds.com, Dave Budworth the Nott's Micro County Recorder and to Dr Sheila Wright the Nott's Macro County Recorder, who are instrumental in the identification and verification of all the new Lound/IVNR Moth Species.

Monday 20th. Lound Moth Trapping Session, 'Chainbridge Wood NR'.

After a couple of week's of wet, windy and cool conditions, the 'Met Office Web Site' forecast mild temperature for this evening, we took the chance with a 'Moth Trapping Session', the temperature ranged from 11°C to 13°C, there was very little wind, although it was quite damp. There were three 'Lound Moth Group' members present, Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt and Arthur Rogerson present, we set up just one Robinson 125W Moth Trap, by the large Buddleia Bush in 'Chainbridge Wood NR'. We trapped from 20:00-22:15, there was a total of 13 Moths that were trapped of 6 different Species, the 70.2560 Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber), was a Reserve Year addition and is highlighted in Green.



66.0010 Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)


70.0950 Chloroclysta siterata (Red-green Carpet)


70.1070 Epirrita dilutata (November Moth)


70.2440 Colotois pennaria (Feathered Thorn)


70.2560 Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber)


73.1920 Agrochola circellaris (The Brick)



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