Sunday, 3 June 2018


Tree Bumblebee
Moths trapped last night included Common Swift, Figure of Eighty, Garden Carpet, Common Carpet, Common Marbled Carpet, Foxglove Pug, Mottled Pug, Common Pug, Grey Pug, Green Pug, Brimstone Moth, Peppered Moth, Willow Beauty, Common Wave, Clouded Silver, Light Emerald, Lime Hawkmoth, Poplar Hawkmoth, Elephant Hawkmoth, Pale Tussock, Orange Footman, White Ermine, Buff Ermine, Cinnabar, Heart and Dart, Flame Shoulder, Setaceous Hebrew Character, Bright-line Brown-eye, Lychnis, Dark Arches, Marbled Minor Agg, Middle-barred Minor, Treble Lines, Vine's Rustic, Mottled Rustic, Silver Y, Spectacle, Pinion-streaked Snout, Long-horned Flat-body, Light Brown Apple Moth, Small Magpie, Rusty Dot Pearl, Olive Pearl, Narrow-winged Grey and Marsh Grey.
Good to see Dave this morning - he popped over to see some moths, and the birding highlight today was a singing Cuckoo on Woodbury Common - heard for a short spell whilst walking the dog this morning with Maisie and Joel.

Nomad Bee sp? No idea.

Lime Hawkmoth

Poplar Hawkmoth

Figure of Eighty

Middle-barred Minor

Pinion-streaked Snout

Clouded Silver

Orange Footman

Mottled Pug

Bee sp

Spider sp

Early Bumblebee

Bee sp

Bee sp? Not sure this is even a bee?

1 comment:

  1. Hi Matt, I can help with a couple of your wasp/bees: the last tiny one is a Yellow-face Bee Hylaeus sp. and the 'Nomad Bee sp.' is a wasp Ectemnius sp. (almost certainly E.continuus). Keep up the insect finding, you'll never get bored! Tim.