The moth trap was set up adjacent to the garden hedge 8 pm 13th April and emptied 7 am 14th April. Temperature at 7 am 9ºC, Wind B4. Recorder N. Mahadevan.
Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica – 6
Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta – 10
Shoulder Stripe Anticlea badiata – 1
Chestnut Conistra vaccinii – 1
Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi – 2
Small Quaker Orthosia cruda – 1
Species in bold recorded for the first time on the reserve.
Other sightings: am -Buzzard, Carrion Crow, Robin, Blue tit, Great tit, Chiffchaff, Blackbird.
pm – 3 Small Tortoiseshell, 2 Peacock, 1 Orange tip butterfly; Woodpigeon, Chiffchaff, Blue tit, Great tit; Stoat, Rabbit.