Sunday, 28 September 2014

Those lovely moths of autumn

Although there's always a tinge of regret when June, July and early August have gone and the chances of those special migrant species declines, one compensation is the arrival of those lovely moths of autumn.These are a few of the recent visitors to my garden trap taking my total for the year to 444 (434 moths + 10 butterflies)

Barred Sallow

Brindled Green

Centre-barred Sallow

Frosted Orange

Green-brindled Crescent

Acleris sparsana

Mompha raschkiella

Psychoides filicivora

Pink-barred Sallow

Small Ranunculus

The Sallow

The Vapourer