Royal Mantle - a gorgeous moth and one that I haven't seen for over 10 years.
Trapped in the garden last night - macros (67 species) - Buff Arches, Common Emerald, Blood-vein, Small Fan-footed Wave, Small Dusty Wave, Single-dotted Wave, Riband Wave, Garden Carpet, Ruddy Carpet, Royal Mantle, Barred Straw, Common Marbled Carpet, Rivulet, Slender Pug, Haworth's Pug, Foxglove Pug, Lime-speck Pug, Common Pug, Grey Pug, V-Pug, Double-striped Pug, Small Yellow Wave, Brimstone, Scalloped Oak, Swallow-tailed Moth, Peppered Moth, Willow Beauty, Brussels Lace, Common Wave, Clouded Silver, Light Emerald, Poplar Hawkmoth, Elephant Hawkmoth, Buff-tip, Rosy Footman, Buff Footman, Common Footman, Buff Ermine, Heart and Club, Heart and Dart, The Flame, Flame Shoulder, Large Yellow Underwing, True Lover's Knot, Bright-line Brown-eye, Lychnis, Clay, Smoky Wainscot, L-album Wainscot, Shoulder-striped Wainscot, Poplar Grey, Sycamore, Small Angle Shades, Dun-bar, Dark Arches, Light Arches, Minor Agg, Uncertain, Mottled Rustic, Pale Mottled Willow, Marbled White Spot, Silver Y, Spectacle, Beautiful Hook-tip, Snout, Fan-foot and Small Fan-foot.
Micros included Coastal Pearl, Elder Pearl, Ox-Tongue Conch, Ruddy Streak, Barred Marble, Triangle-marked Roller, Hoary Bell, Garden Grass-veneer and Bee moth.
Heart and Club - a heavily marked and very striking individual.
Slender Pug - a bit thin on the ground this year - outnumbered by Haworth's Pug by quite some margin.
Dun-bar - my first this year.
Shoulder-striped Wainscot - interesting to see next to L-album Wainscot (below).
True Lover's Knot - one of two trapped last night - a stunning species.
Common Cloaked Shoot - Gypsonoma dealbana - one of numerous bird-dropping mimics.
Triangle-marked Roller - Ancylis achatana
Dragonfly sp - Woodbury Common - Edit - Keeled Skimmer (immature male) - many thanks Steve!
Small Purple-barred - small numbers of these on the wing this afternoon, up on Woodbury Common. Other moth species noted were Silver Y, Diamond-back Moth, July Belle, Heather Knot-horn, Grass Veneer, Common Marble, Narrow-winged Pug and, best of all, a Beautiful Yellow Underwing that wouldn't stay still long enough to have its photo taken.
Keeled Skimmer (adult male)
Keeled Skimmer (teneral (immature) female) - thanks again Steve!