As far as Moth Trapping was concerned overnight Monday it was either a case of following the sensibility of what the weather forecasters were predicting or simply opt for the foolhardy. Having never stepped into the realms of the former before we cast our fate to the wind, but more likely the rain, and flashed up all units!
When I was a child I caught a fleeting glimpse
Out of the corner of my eye
I turned to look but it was gone, I cannot put my finger on it now
The child is grown, the dream is gone
for I have become Comfortably Numb
Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
An hour laterer and no let up we made a brief stop to capture the first
Fairly damp when we finally arrived at the traps but cheered by finding a dinky
on a windscreen wiper and good numbers of Insects within.
'First's for the Year'
and finally a
Considered most acceptable with a count of 111 Macro Moths amounting to 52 species!
Yes, the Forecaster had said that today would be Muggy followed by Tuesggy, Wednesggy. Thursggy and Frigy, but no matter the weather there is always a chance of something appearing from the Wild!