Every thing has gone a little quiet after the mass migration in of the Painted Lady Butterflies but new insects keep turning up. One micro moth already reported – Nemaphora Degeerella was showing in mass in the woods, dancing up and down in the sunlight in a very similar way to Mayflies. I spent some time watching them but with the dogs it was impossible to take a video – sorry !
A couple of new moths to add to this years list are Blood Veined, Silver Carpet, Yellow Shell. Plumed Moth, Vapourer
Quite a few add ons to the Butterfly list, Ringlets, Meadow Browns, Marbled White. With the current very warm spell and a good strong southerly wind I would hope to see some clouded Yellows in the next day or so. these migrate up on the wind from North…
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