Maiden's Blush - Kevin Rylands
Two new species for the Recording Area were noted, Alder Kitten and Mottled Pug, plus the first confirmed records of Maiden's Blush. Other highlights included four Portland Ribbon Wave, two Great Prominent, Cream-spot Tiger, Iron and Pebble Prominent, Pale Tussock, Yellow Belle, Gold Spot and the migrants Bordered Straw, Rush Veneer, Rusty-dot Pearl and Diamond-back Moth.
Great Prominent - Luke Harman
Portland Ribbon Wave - Luke Harman
Gold Spot - Luke Harman
Peach Blossom - Luke Harman
Bordered Straw - Luke Harman
Away from the traps, moths were particularly active nectaring around the flowering Tree Lupin and Sycamore. The non natives providing essential nutrients at a quiet time of year before many native species flower.
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