…………….Latest Sightings and Migrant Arrivals 2017…………….

Not done much trapping during this poor year but trapping resumed with the chance of migrants from Europe.

Even a week in Sardinia was very poor after the heat wave they had suffered.


Night of 27th.

Migrants were White Speck and Silver Y.


Night of 26th.

Migrants were 3 Delicate, 3 Scarce Bordered Straw, 4 Silver Y, 7 Dark Sword-grass, 4 Pearly Underwing, Four Spotted Footman, Hummingbird Hawk-moth, Rush Veneer, 4 Red Admiral and Painted Lady, residents of interest Beautiful Gothic, Feathered Brindle and Sombre Brocade.


Night of 23rd.

Just 2 Silver Ys and Olive Tree Pearl the only migrants.


Night of 21st.

Scarce Bordered Straw, Silver Y, Dark Sword-grass and Olive Tree Pearl the first migrants of the month with Red Underwing pick of the rest.