RECENT SIGHTINGS AND CATCHES

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ALL  RECORDS ARE FROM LIGHT TRAPS UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE (all records subject to conformation)

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16th August 2019: ND27 Site A: 1 Scarce Silver Y; 1 Setaceous Hebrew Character; 1 Crescent; 3 Rosy Minor; 12 Rosy Rustic;
5 Snout;
4 Smoky Wainscot; 78 Large Yellow Underwing; 17 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing; 66 Square-spot Rustic;
2 Lesser Yellow Underwing; 4 Dark Arches; 1 Northern Spinach; 1 July Highflyer; 1 Chevron; 1 Dusky Brocade; 1 Large Ear;
1 Burnished Brass; 1 Brown-line Bright-eye; 1 Brown China-mark;
8 Shaded Broad-bar; 2 Common Marbled Carpet;
12 Udea lutealis;
1 Eudonia lacustrata; 1 Scoparia ambigualis; 24 Common Rustic agg; 2 Grey/Light Tortrix agg

15th August 2019: ND27 Site A: 2 Rosy Minor;2 Snout; 1 Smoky Wainscot; 1 Common Wainscot; 49 Large Yellow Underwing;
5 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing;
28 Square-spot Rustic; 1 Antler; 1 Rosy Rustic; 1 Lesser Yellow Underwing;
2
 Dark Arches; 1 Twin-spot Carpet; 7 Common Rustic agg

12th August 2019: ND27 Site A: 1 Great Brocade; 1 Rosy Minor; 14 Udea lutealis;1 Burnished Brass; 4 Snout; 3 Smoky Wainscot;
3 Shaded Broad-bar; 40 Large Yellow Underwing; 7 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing; 19 Square-spot Rustic; 1 Antler;
1 Blastobasis adustella; 5 Rosy Rustic; 2 Large Ear;
2 Lesser Yellow Underwing; 5 Dark Arches; 1 Northern Spinach;
1 July Highflyer; 1 Yellow Shell; 1 Silver-ground Carpet; 1 Eudonia angustea; 9
Common Rustic agg; 9 Grey/Light Tortrix agg

8th August 2019: ND27 Site A: 3 Small Square-spot; 23 Udea lutealis; 5 Antler; 6 Burnished Brass; 6 Snout; 8 Shaded Broad-bar;
100 Large Yellow Underwing; 1 Dotted Clay; 7 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing; 28 Smoky Wainscot; 1 Red Carpet;
1 Gold Spangle; 1 Rosy Minor; 1 Confused;
3 Square-spot Rustic; 1 Scoparia subfusca; 1 Common Marbled Carpet:
5 Twin-spot Carpet; 1 Blastobasis adustella; 1 Pinion-streaked Snout; 3 Eana osseana; 1 Diamond-backed Moth;
1 Celypha lacunana;
2 Lesser Yellow Underwing; 18 Dark Arches;1 Eudonia lacustrata; 8 Acleris bergmanniana;
1 Endothenia quadrimaculana;
1 White-shouldered House-Moth; 19 Common Rustic agg; 7 Grey/Light Tortrix agg

6th August 2019: ND27 Site A: 1 Mother of Pearl; 4 Small Square-spot; 1 Udea lutealis; 6 Antler; 1 Burnished Brass; 1 Snout;
33 Large Yellow Underwing; 2 Dotted Clay; 1 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing; 3 Smoky Wainscot; 5 Shaded Broad-bar;
1 Lesser Yellow Underwing; 6 Dark Arches; 5 Common Rustic agg; 1 Grey/Light Tortrix agg

3rd August 2019: ND27 Site A: 1 Campion; 2 Garden Tiger; 3 Small Square-spot; 7 Udea lutealis; 1 Beautiful Golden Y; 9 Antler;
6
 Burnished Brass; 1 Agriphila tristella; 37 Large Yellow Underwing; 1 Dotted Clay; 3 Snout; 2 Brown-line Bright-eye;
4 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing; 16 Smoky Wainscot; 3 Shaded Broad-bar; 1 Square-spot Rustic; 1 Light Arches;
1 Lesser Yellow Underwing; 1 Six-striped Rustic; 41 Dark Arches; 2 Agriphila straminella; 1 Scoparia ambigualis;
12 Common Rustic agg; 4 Grey/Light Tortrix agg

2nd August
2019: ND27 Site A: 1 Crescent; 5 Garden Tiger; 9 Small Square-spot; 2 Udea lutealis; 1 Beautiful Golden Y; 6 Antler;
15
Burnished Brass; 3 Lempke's Gold Spot; 2 Snout; 2 Agriphila tristella; 45 Large Yellow Underwing; 1 Dotted Clay;
2
Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing; 21 Smoky Wainscot; 1 Common Wainscot; 1 Brown-line Bright-eye;
4 Lesser Yellow Underwing; 3 Six-striped Rustic; 72 Dark Arches; 3 Light Arches; 1 Barred Straw; 1 Small Fan-footed Wave;
1 Shaded Broad-bar; 1 Beautiful China-mark; 2 Brown China-mark; 6 Agriphila straminella; 1 Eudonia lacustrata;
1 Acleris bergmanniana; 4 Bactra lancealana; 1 Crambus pascuella; 1 Eudonia angustea; 13 Common Rustic agg;
4 Grey/Light Tortrix agg


1st August 2019:
ND27 Site A: 1 Loxostige stricticalis; 1 Dun-bar; 1 Straw Dot; 1 Mother of Pearl; 2 Cabbage Moth; 6 Garden Tiger;
38 Udea lutealis;
1 Beautiful Golden Y; 15 Burnished Brass; 1 Spectacle; 10 Lempke's Gold Spot; 7 Gold Spot; 3 Dusky Brocade;
3 Small Square-spot; 2 True Lover's Knot; 4 Dotted Clay; 1 Square-spot Rustic; 1 Setaceous Hebrew Character; 1 Confused;

39 Snout;
2 Agriphila tristella; 142 Large Yellow Underwing; 8 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing; 94 Smoky Wainscot;
1 Lesser Yellow Underwing; 3 Six-striped Rustic; 178 Dark Arches; 13 Antler; 3 Ingrailed Clay; 11 Light Arches; 3 Barred Straw;
1 Double Square-spot; 2 Brown-line Bright-eye;
5 Pinion- streaked Snout; 1 Small Fan-footed Wave; 1 Red Carpet; 9 Eucosma cana; 1 Common Carpet; 12 Shaded Broad-bar; 2 Silver-ground Carpet; 2 Twin-spot Carpet; 1 July Highflyer; 2 Small Rivulet;
1 Brimstone; 1 Purple Bar; 1 Green Carpet;
16 Agriphila straminella; 2 Celypha lacunana; 1 Triangle Plume; 1 Yarrow Plume;
1 Chevron; 5 Eudonia lacustrata; 5 Diamond-back Moth; 8 Acleris bergmanniana; 2 Bactra lancealana; 5 Crambus pascuella;
1 Udea olivalis; 1 Beautiful China-mark; 38 Common Rustic agg;
17 Grey/Light Tortrix agg
Daytime observation: 1 Nettle-tap

31st July 2019: ND27 Site A: 1 Garden Tiger; 1 Udea lutealis; 2 Beautiful Golden Y; 2 Burnished Brass; 21 Dark Arches; 2 Antler;
1 Shaded Broad-bar; 2 Pinion- streaked Snout; 49 Large Yellow Underwing; 1 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing;
4 Snout; 14 Smoky Wainscot; 2 Six-striped Rustic;  1 Dotted Clay; 1 Flame Shoulder; 1 Barred Straw; 1 Square-spot Rustic;
Agriphila straminella; 3 Small Square-spot; 1 Small Rivulet; 1 Gold Spot; 1 Silver-ground Carpet; 2 Eucosma cana;
1 Scoparia subfusca; 8 Common Rustic agg; 1  Grey/Light Tortrix agg

29th July 2019: ND27 Site A: 2 Dun-bar; 1 Bedstraw Hawkmoth; 1 Mompha propinquella; 2 Rush Veneer; 1 Garden Tiger;
1 Udea lutealis;
4 Beautiful Golden Y; 13 Burnished Brass; 1 Spectacle; 1 Gold Spangle; 3 Lempke's Gold Spot; 1 Gold Spot;
11 Snout;
1 Agriphila tristella; 103 Large Yellow Underwing; 2 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing; 11 Smoky Wainscot;
1 Lesser Yellow Underwing; 4 Six-striped Rustic; 42 Dark Arches; 8 Antler; 1 Ingrailed Clay; 2 Light Arches; 1 Chevron;
3 Agriphila straminella; 4 Celypha lacunana;1 Eudonia angustea 1 Endothenia quadrimaculana; 6 Small Square-spot; 1 Silver Y;
1 Small Dotted Buff; 1 Square-spot Rustic; 1 Dotted Clay; 1 Flame Shoulder; 1 Common White Wave; 5 Common Rustic agg;
1 Common Marbled Carpet; 2 Shaded Broad-bar; 6 Pinion- streaked Snout;
1 Blastobasis lacticolella;
1 Eudonia lacustrata;
4  Grey/Light Tortrix agg
 
27th July 2019: ND27 Site A: 1 Argyresthia conjugella; 1 Elephant Hawkmoth; 3 Garden Tiger; 2 Small Fan-footed Wave;
1 Common Carpet; 5 Udea lutealis;
5 Beautiful Golden Y; 34 Burnished Brass; 11 Bright-line Brown-eye; 3 Brown-line Bright-eye; 1 Spectacle; 23 Small Square-spot;  1 Triangle Plume; 2 Diamond-back Moth; 2 Crambus pascuella; 2 Agriphila tristella;
37
Large Yellow Underwing; 1 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing; 1 Lesser Yellow Underwing; 3 Six-striped Rustic;
15 Snout; 2 Barred Straw; 
62 Dark Arches; 30 Smoky Wainscot; 1 Dark Brocade; 1 Green Carpet; 2 Silver-ground Carpet; 5 Antler; 7 Gold Spot; 1 Lempke's Gold Spot; 8 Ingrailed Clay; 1 Light Arches; 3 Agriphila straminella;4 True lover's Knot; 
4 Celypha lacunana
; 2 Acleris bergmanniana; 4 Celypha lacunana; 1 Endothenia quadrimaculana; 9 Common Rustic agg;
6  Grey/Light Tortrix agg

23rd July 2019: ND26 (DF): 1(f) Bee Moth; 1 Elephant Hawkmoth; 2 Light Emerald; 1 Garden Tiger; 7 Dotted Clay; 1 Campion;
2 Green Arches; 6 Bordered White; 1 Yellow Shell; 1 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing; 2 Six-striped Rustic;
1 Shaded Broad-bar; 10 Small Fan-footed Wave; 2 Common Carpet; 1 Grey Dagger; 2 Purple Clay; 2 Gold Spot; 3 Rivulet;

8 Beautiful Golden Y; 4
Burnished Brass; 1 Brown-line Bright-eye; 1 Spectacle; 25 Small Square-spot; 2 Eucosma cana; 
Large Yellow Underwing; 10 Snout; 5 Barred Straw; 14 Dark Arches: 43 Smoky Wainscot; 17 Green Carpet; 5 Satin Beauty;
Silver-ground Carpet; 9 Antler; 9 Gold Spangle; 6 Light Arches; 23 Magpie Moth; 2 Middle-barred Minor; 2 Double Square-spot;
3 Pinion-streaked Snout; 5 Small Rivulet; 13 Agriphila straminella; 4 True lover's Knot; 1 Double Dart; 1 Common Rustic agg;
1 Common Marbled Carpet; 1 twin-spot Carpet; 1 July Highflyer; 8 Purple Bar; 2 Northern Spinach; 7 Grass Rivulet;
1 Triangle Plum; 2 Narrow-winged Pug; 1 tawny-barred Angle; 9 Flame Carpet; 2 Grey Pine Carpet; 5 Garden Carpet;  
1 Map-winged Swift;1 Timothy Tortrix;4 Scoparia subfusca; 8 Udea olivalis; 2 Blastobasis adustella; 3
Blastobasis lacticolella;
2 Celypha lacunana;1 Aethes smithmanniana; 18 Eudonia lacustrata; 1 Clepsis sencionana; 1 Eudonia truncicolella;
2 Beautiful China-mark; 1 Acleris bergmanniana; 10
Eucosma campoliliana; 1 Catoptria margaritella

22nd July 2019: ND27 Site A: 1 Mompha propinquella; 1 Argyresthia conjugella; 3 Elephant Hawkmoth; 1 Oblique Carpet;
2 Northern Deep-brown Dart;
1 Red Carpet; 2 Light Emerald; 6 Garden Tiger; 2 Dotted Clay; 7 Bordered White; 1 Yellow Shell;
1 Shaded Broad-bar; 1 Small Fan-footed Wave; 1 Common Carpet; 2 Udea lutealis; 1 Anania terrealis; 
1 Flame Shoulder;
8 Beautiful Golden Y; 27
Burnished Brass; 12 Bright-line Brown-eye; 9 Spectacle; 41 Small Square-spot; 10 Eucosma cana; 
16
Large Yellow Underwing;18 Snout; 4 Barred Straw; 73 Dark Arches: 19 Smoky Wainscot; 2 Dusky Brocade; 2 Green Carpet;
Silver-ground Carpet; 6 Antler; 1 Gold Spangle; 1 Ingrailed Clay; 5 Light Arches; 11 Magpie Moth; 30 Middle-barred Minor;
5 Pinion-streaked Snout; 4 Small Rivulet; 72 Agriphila straminella; 2 Clouded-bordered Brindle; 6 True lover's Knot; 1 Lychnis;
1 Yarrow Plume2 Brown-line Bright-eye;
4 Double Square-spot; 1 Pale-shouldered Brocade; 1 Square-spot Rustic; 1 Udea olivalis;
2 Beautiful China-mark, 1 Brown China-mark; 1 Notocelia cynosbatella; 3 Endothenia quadrimaculana; 3 Common Rustic agg;
1 Blastobasis lacticolella; 1 Ancylis subarcuana; 1 Bactra lancealana; 1 Crambus pascuella; 1 Eudonia trucicolella, 1 Confused;
1 Pandemis cerasana

22nd July 2019: ND27 Site B: Daytime observations: 1 Nut Bud Moth; 1 Yellow Shell; 1 Garden Carpet

20th July 2019: ND27 Site A: 1 Lesser Swallow Prominent; 1 Red Carpet; 1 Light Emerald; 1 Poplar Hawkmoth; 8 Garden Tiger;
4 Beautiful Golden Y; 15
Burnished Brass; 4 Bright-line Brown-eye; 4 Spectacle; 29 Small Square-spot; 4 Eucosma cana; 
6
Large Yellow Underwing; 9 Snout; 1 Barred Straw; 1 Northern Spinach; 47 Dark Arches:6 Smoky Wainscot; 2 Dusky Brocade;
2
Silver-ground Carpet; 2 Antler; 1 Gold Spangle; 1 Ingrailed Clay; 1 Lychnis; 1 Light Arches; 1 Dark Brocade; 1 Magpie Moth;
1 Pinion-streaked Snout; 1 Small Rivulet; 1 Map-winged Swift;  2
Agriphila straminella

19th July 2019: ND27 Site A: 3 Garden Tiger; 5 Burnished Brass; 1 Bright-line Brown-eye; 7 Spectacle; 1 Flame Shoulder;
9 Small Square-spot; 2
Eucosma cana; 4 Large Yellow Underwing; 5 Snout; 13 Dark Arches; 1 Smoky Wainscot; 1 Campion;
3
Dusky Brocade; 2 Middle-barred Minor; 1 Small Rivulet; 1 Green Carpet; 1 Ingrailed Clay; 1 True Lover's Knot;
1
Notocelia cynosbatella; 1 Double Square-spot;

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