We had a great evening of mothing last night, with plenty of species coming in to the many lights – both actinic and mercury vapour. I will post a few photos and a list later.
However, for me, the big find of the night was a rare tachinid called Eriothrix prolixa, which I noticed in [...]
We had a really excellent day for the August workparty and so we spent the time just strolling over the site, looking for Dodder and other interesting things. Dodder was very common across compartments 4 & 5 but a little less so than the exceptional year of 2008. Isolated patches also occur across the rest [...]
The weather in July has been really awful for insect-watching but I decided to visit the site on a mild, breezy and fairly sunny afternoon. At this time of year I like to stick to the first 2 fields because they tend to have the most nectar flowers and so attract a wider variety of [...]