Moths come in all sizes and types, micro moths, macro moths, day flying, night flying etc. I regularly see them on my walks and manage a few photos of them. However, bit difficult at night so I’ve bought my own moth trap, called a Woodland Heath Trap.
The power for the light is a 12 volt battery which means its quite portable and can be used around Wimpole Estate. With a bit of imagination and advice from someone like Maplins I’m sure I could convert it to operate from a mains supply in my garden mains.
On my first attempt at using the trap it was a chilly night and I caught 3. One escaped before identification, but the other two were an Ermine moth and a Hebrew Character moth.
The second outing I found four, again one escaped but here are the others
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