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

Moths Feb 2018

The Year List stands at 5 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 responsible for the identification/verification of all the new Lound/IVNR Moth Species.

Tuesday 20th There was a single 73.1130 Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades), that was found over-wintering in Ken Wilson's Blaco Cottage, it was the first record of this specie this year. (Ken Wilson)

Thursday 8th. Another visit to check on the hibernating Moths found (2) 15.0030 Caloptilia populetorum (Clouded Slender), (3) 15.0100 Caloptilia stigmatella (White-triangle Slender) and a single 32.0181 Agonopterix heracliana/cilella agg. (Common/Large Carrot Flat Body agg.). (Phil Cadman)

Thursday 1st. The first hide in the 'Chainbridge Wood NR' was checked for the first time this year, the following Moth's were found hibernating on the Walls. There were (8) 32.0181 Agonopterix heracliana/cilella agg. (Common/Large Carrot Flat Body agg.) and (2) 15.0100 Caloptilia stigmatella (White-triangle Slender) that were recorded. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt.)