There are a number of annoyances for us 'ere Moth Catchers, among them low (single figure) overnight temperatures, detering the Insects from taking to the wing, various adverse weather coonditions (rain, snow, hail you name it), various phases of a bright Moon across a cloudless sky, vying as an attractant with the Murcury Vapour Lamps just to name a few. However, we have been suffering from the clutches of another over a full week now, but would not want to deterer them,
along with what we also consider to be
that is, to which our traps are in human terms each a veritable **** Michelin Restaurant. This however did not deter us from catching a late comer to the British List.
which feeds on
which is the food plant while in larval form, with this one right outside our door.
Additionally, we also caught another,
and a none to shoddy
It only dawned on us on this the first day of the new month that we did not see, or hear, a single
on the Gravel Pit
and ended both month and day witha