Blue-bordered Carpet - a brand new moth for me and what a moth it is!
Forty-eight macro species trapped in the garden last night - Lackey, Peach Blossom, Buff Arches, Small Blood-vein, Small Fan-footed Wave, Dwarf Cream Wave, Single-dotted Wave, Riband Wave, Garden Carpet, Barred Straw, Blue-bordered Carpet, Slender Pug, Haworth's Pug, Lime-speck Pug, V-Pug, Double-striped Pug, Sharp-angled Peacock, Brimstone Moth, Early Thorn, Scalloped Oak, Willow Beauty, Common White Wave, Clouded Silver, Poplar Hawkmoth, Elephant Hawkmoth, Rosy Footman, Common Footman, Heart and Club, Heart and Dart, Dark Sword Grass, The Flame, Large Yellow Underwing, Setaceous Hebrew Character, Double Square-spot, Grey Arches, Bright-line Brown-eye, Clay, Smoky Wainscot, L-album Wainscot, Grey/Dark Dagger, Dun-bar, Dark Arches, Minor Agg, Uncertain, Silver Y, Spectacle, Snout, Fan-foot and Small fan-foot.
Micros included New Tawny Tubic, White Sallow Bell, Pearl Grass-veneer, Common Plume, Barred Marble, Ringed China-mark, Marbled Knot-horn, Long-horned Flat-body, Hook-marked Straw Moth, Ruddy Streak, Bee Moth and Elder Pearl.
A lightening-quick look off Maer Rocks this morning produced my first 2 Common Sandpipers of the year, along with c20+ Manx Shearwater in a very distant feeding flock. A lone 'commic' Tern was over towards Langstone and was probably Common Tern.
Yesterday morning there were at least 36 Sandwich Terns off there, along with an adult Mediterranean Gull.
Dark Sword-grass - this and 4 Silver Y the only immigrant species last night.
White Sallow Bell - Epinotia subocellana
Grey or Dark Dagger
Pearl Grass-veneer - Catoptria pinella
Marbled Knot-horn - Acrobasis marmorea
New Tawny Tubic - Batia lunaris
A family dog-walk, picnic and general mooching about around Bystock and Withycombe Raleigh Commons produced a few bits and pieces........
Large Red Damselfly?
Female Chaser sp?