Sunday, 26 March 2017

 Craggs 26th  March 2017


Weather: Warm Spring Sunshine during the day 16-17 o  Still . Sky Dark MV 120 W Robinson
imaging with standard 18 -58 Kit lens
see counts / comments  from Andy Below

4 present.  Thanks to Andy Brian Natalie


Here is some of the imaging

ABH 70.251 BF1930   Oak Beauty Biston strataria
ABH 73.250 BF2189  Twin-spotted Quaker Anorthoa munda
ABH 73.242 BF2188   Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta
ABH 73.249 BF2190   Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica
ABH 70.270 BF1947   The Engrailed Ectropis crepusculari
ABH 65.016 BF1659   Yellow Horned Achlya flavicornis
ABH 73.244 BF2187   Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi
ABH 70.245 BF1663   March Moth Alsophila aesculariaABH          
                      BF 0283x Caloptilia sp   betulicola/elongella
ABH 70.156 BF1852   Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata
ABH 73.250 BF2189   Twin-spotted Quaker Anorthoa munda

ABH 70.251 BF1930   Oak Beauty Biston strataria

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ABH 65.016 BF1659   Yellow Horned Achlya flavicornis



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ABH 73.244 BF2187   Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi


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73.249 BF2190  Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica


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ABH 70.270 BF1947   The Engrailed Ectropis crepusculari

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ABH 70.156 BF1852  Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata

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BF 0283 Caloptilia sp  ( betulicola/elongella?)

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Notes this specimen has likely overwintered.exact species should be identified from larval food plant and rearing Caution on mixed habitat were gen det may be needed to be absolute

1 comment:

David Sutcliffe said...

Well done, great report. Great Oak Beauty shots. Looking forward to seeing one sometime !