CLOUDED DRAB Orthosia incerta
Common in the northeast and probably under recorded elsewhere. May have increased as Rosie said that it was scarce in Region 1.
Extremely variable
Photograph of larva © Angus McBay
Scottish Status: Common - stable. UK Status: Common
UK distribution shows a small increase but a significant  decrease in abundance since 1970 (cf: Atlas of Britain & Ireland's Larger Moths)
First and last flight dates recorded in Caithness: 11th March to 1st June


MAP: blue dots last record 2000 to 2009  red dots last record 2010 to 2019
green dots last record 2020 to present








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