West Hill Road Moths


The warm nights continue, so do the moths in the roof-top trap. Not as many species as last night, the highlights being a buff-tip, iron prominent, poplar grey, L-album wainscot, three elephant hawk-moth, and the only migrant still being silver y.

Poplar Grey

List of species recorded:
Small Dusty Wave
Riband Wave
Garden Carpet
Common Marbled Carpet
Small Waved Umber
Lime-speck Pug
Foxglove Pug
Haworth’s Pug
Green Pug
Elephant Hawkmoth
Iron Prominent
Buff Ermine
Heart and Club
Heart and Dart
Setaceous Hebrew Character
L-album Wainscot
Poplar Grey
Dark/Grey Dagger
Angle Shades
Dark Arches
Vine’s Rustic
Pale Mottled Willow
Silver Y


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