• … Thursday 10th December 2020 Andy Sims emailed: "The only moth in my Swanpool garden trap this morning was a Winter Moth ." Sunday 6th December 2020 Phil Bowler emailed: "A very …
  • … Sims from Swanpool emailed: "After a frosty night only one moth in my garden trap this morning, a lovely 'fur-coated' December Moth ." Saturday 17th November 2018 Andy Sims from …
  • … emailed: "Despite its name, the Scarce Umber is a common moth in the birch and oak woodlands near me, but the attached … my Misterton garden and was found this morning, not in the trap, but on the shed beside it." Tuesday 5th November 2019 … Friday 1st November 2019 Brian Hedley emailed: "Garden moth trap here at Marton on night of 1st November attracted 9 …
  • … This page is dedicated to sharing first butterfly & moth sightings, unusual sightings and indeed anything you … If you have been recording butterfly and/or moth sightings throughout the year and wish to send them to … Peacock and three Small/Green-veined White.  Moths in my trap (at Usselby Plantation, Willingham Woods [I have a …
  • … including Butterfly Conservation's Branches, that run moth events and co-ordinate local recording.  Going along to … people. Below are some links to help you find out about moth recording in your area. In addition, every county has a County Moth Recorder , to whom moth records should be sent. …
  • … Treasurer Field trip Co-ordinator Newsletter Editor Moth Officer WCBS Co-ordinator Please contact the secretary … UK Butterfly  - number 6 Harry Faull Marbled White UK Moth  - number 2 Valerie Walker Cinnabar moth International … proved to be a hit with the children. We also ran a moth trap prior to the event and were able to take six species of …
  • Moth Traps There are many different types of moth trap bodies and different lights to use with them. Some …
  • … Budget Bucket Moth Trap Using light traps to attract moths is a fun and … to find out more about moths. In order to encourage more moth recording East Scotland Branch have started a Budget …
  • … November! Feathered Thorn , Red-green Carpet and Winter Moth all new for the year."  Saturday 6th November 2021 Ian … Sims from Swanpool emailed: "Only 12 moths in my garden trap last night, but a migrant Gem made it well worth while. Also, 5 November Moth agg , 2 Green-brindled Crescent , 1 Common Marbled …
  • … Most moth recorders use moth traps (which use light to attract moths) and these are … recommended for starting moth recording is: a moth trap that runs from the mains or from a battery cardboard egg …
  • Moth recording is easy. If you see a moth, or one of its immature stages such as a caterpillar, … of never knowing what is going to appear in the moth trap. In every case, your sightings can improve our … for getting started... Buy, make or borrow a moth trap . The latter is a great idea when you are just getting …
  • … Anyone who has been to a moth trapping evening will testify to the dazzling diversity and incredible beauty of the UK’s moth populations, yet for many people moths remain mysterious … incarnation of this passive approach is the ‘bathroom moth-trap’. On a warm summer evening, you turn on the bathroom …
  • … How to get started with moth recording: Buy, make or borrow a moth trap. The latter is a great idea when you are just getting …
  • … butterflies in the beauty stakes. How to get started with moth recording: Buy , make or borrow a moth trap. The latter is a great idea when you are just getting …
  • … A moth which hasn’t been seen in Northern Ireland for more than … Bertrand and is the first confirmed record of the moth in the country since 1893. The Beautiful Brocade is … until next month. Catherine made the discovery in her moth trap while monitoring other garden species for Butterfly …
  • … built up to the sometimes dizzying diversity of summertime moth watching. Dipping your toe in the world of moths has … are fantastic websites, apps and field guides to help with moth identification and many parts of the UK have active … your interest. Most people start by getting a moth trap – a light to attract moths mounted on a box to retain …
  • … Bucket for Budget Bucket Moth Trap Using a off the shelf bucket with a lid to make a moth trap is a very cost effective place to start. Here is an …
  • … Welcome to “Tales From The Trap”, the new weekly blog taking a light-hearted look at the moths recorded from the BC Towers moth trap! The ‘Towers Trap’ sits in a sheltered corner of … Nonpareil ( Catocala fraxini ), the giant Convolvulus Hawk-moth ( Agrius convolvuli ) and rarities such as Barred Tooth- …
  • … LED strip light for moth trap There are many options for buying or making an LED light for a moth trap. Here is an approach for the budget bucket moth
  • … Are you intrigued by moths but haven’t delved into a moth trap?   Moth Traps are relatively expensive items and most people …
  • … have any questions about moths you can contact the branch Moth Officer, Justine Patton, email: [email protected] … Video - recordings of our Saturday moth mornings are available on our YouTube channel. Video - … of Nature 2020)  - find out more about running a moth trap and recording the moths you find. Video - Guide to moth
  • … Landscape Partnership to find out more about this moth and its relationship with the area. They’re asking people if moth traps can be placed in their gardens or any land they … harm the moths in any way and involves putting out a light trap overnight. This is a small box attached to a light, …
  • … By now most recorders will have dusted down their moth traps and started the season in earnest. Those who … Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon and Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum , the latter some believe may … here at BC Towers, I’ve only managed to get the moth trap out for 11 nights, half of these nights have been over …
  • … Individual Giving Officer, Hannah Rowsell, shares her moth-trapping journey and what she and the team at Butterfly Conservation’s office in Dorset had in their moth trap in 2023. As a newcomer to the world of moths, I had …
  • … than festive but we’ve dodged enough showers to keep the moth trap running with just a handful of December Moth (Poecilocampa populi) and a single Yellow-line Quaker …
  • … Hear from Dr Zoë Randle, Senior Surveys Officer, and moth-fan on why it is that moths are declining, and what BC … What is causing the decline of moths? The main drivers of moth declines are habitat loss and climate change. Habitat … all of that is just absolutely amazing.   I set up a moth trap for my youngest brother when he was 10 years old. He …
  • … moths might be fluttering nearby at night? Make your own moth trap and host a moth garden party! By the way, it’s BYOB (bring your own …
  • … LERC Moths Forum are both useful places to gain help with moth identification, share sightings and receive general tips and advice relating to moth recording. A free download of 'The Cheshire Moth Atlas … with ID and tips on submitting records Equipment - Moth Trap Schemes                   Battery-powered Moth-recording …
  • … An African moth which hasn’t been seen in this country for 45 years has … Devon, Butterfly Conservation can reveal. The Accent Gem moth was discovered around two weeks ago by Dave Wall in Exmouth. Dave said: “I run a moth trap in my garden and often get a lot of migrant species …
  • Moth Identification Training Course Programme – West Wales – … to start up or to improve their knowledge of moths and moth recording.  Courses are aimed at total beginners in … grounding in moth identification and be able to adequately trap and identify most moths on any site unaided – so why not …