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Moths of the Month (Adult Macros)

The National Moth Recording Scheme's database has records for each of the species for a vice county for a given month. The photographs are taken from the Scottish County Moth Recorders' Voucher Archive.  If the Archive has a photo of the species for the Vice County then that will be shown, otherwise a photo from another Scottish VC will display.  

A simple algorithm has been used to provide an indication of abundance of the species in that month (not of its abundance generally) for records since January 2000.  This has been based on the number of records (not the counts within records) that the moth has for that month in that VC compared to the total counts for that VC in that month for all species.  Some inappropriate categories may therefore be shown, but any species with 'Very Unlikely', or for beginners 'Unlikely' against them should be verified with your CMR.

 

104 - North Ebudes

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Common Swift
(Likely)
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Map-winged Swift
(Very likely)
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Ghost Moth
(Likely)
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Transparent Burnet
(Likely)
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Six-Spot Burnet
(Likely)
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Scalloped Hook-tip
(Likely)
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Peach Blossom
(Unlikely)
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Poplar Lutestring
(Unlikely)
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Common Lutestring
(Likely)
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Northern Eggar
(Very likely)
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Fox Moth
(Very likely)
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Drinker
(Very likely)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Very likely)
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Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Very likely)
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Smoky Wave
(Likely)
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Garden Carpet
(Very likely)
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
(Very likely)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Flame Carpet
(Very likely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Very likely)
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Yellow Shell
(Very likely)
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Common Carpet
(Very likely)
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May Highflyer
(Unlikely)
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Ruddy Highflyer
(Very likely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Likely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Very likely)
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Broken-barred Carpet
(Likely)
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Purple Bar
(Likely)
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Northern Spinach
(Likely)
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Small Phoenix
(Very likely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Green Carpet
(Very likely)
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Water Carpet
(Likely)
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Welsh Wave
(Likely)
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Argent & Sable
(Very likely)
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Sandy Carpet
(Likely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Very likely)
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Larch Pug
(Likely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Very likely)
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Thyme Pug
(Unlikely)
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Satyr Pug
(Very likely)
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Ling pug
(Unlikely)
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Currant Pug
(Unlikely)
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Common Pug
(Very likely)
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Tawny Speckled Pug
(Unlikely)
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Grey Pug
(Very likely)
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Yellow-barred Brindle
(Likely)
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Magpie Moth
(Very likely)
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Clouded Border
(Very likely)
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Peacock Moth
(Likely)
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Brown Silver-line
(Very likely)
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Barred Umber
(Unlikely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very likely)
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Speckled Yellow
(Likely)
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Early Thorn
(Unlikely)
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Scalloped Hazel
(Very likely)
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Peppered Moth
(Very likely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Very likely)
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Common Heath
(Very likely)
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Bordered White
(Very likely)
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Common White Wave
(Very likely)
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Common Wave
(Very likely)
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Light Emerald
(Very likely)
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Barred Red
(Likely)
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Grey Scalloped Bar
(Very likely)
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Sallow Kitten
(Very likely)
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Iron Prominent
(Very likely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Very likely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Very likely)
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Pale Prominent
(Likely)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Very likely)
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Buff-tip
(Very likely)
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Small Chocolate-tip
(Unlikely)
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Herald
(Likely)
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Straw Dot
(Unlikely)
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Snout
(Likely)
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Buff Ermine
(Very likely)
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White Ermine
(Very likely)
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Clouded Buff
(Likely)
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Wood Tiger
(Likely)
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Garden Tiger
(Unlikely)
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Cinnabar
(Likely)
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Dew Moth
(Unlikely)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Likely)
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Spectacle
(Very likely)
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Silver Y
(Likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Very likely)
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Gold Spot
(Unlikely)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Very likely)
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Light Knot Grass
(Likely)
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Knot Grass
(Very likely)
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Shark
(Likely)
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Brown Rustic
(Very likely)
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Saxon
(Likely)
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Angle Shades
(Likely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Very likely)
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Small Dotted Buff
(Unlikely)
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Dusky Brocade
(Very likely)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Very likely)
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Dark Arches
(Likely)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Very likely)
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Dark Brocade
(Very likely)
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Clouded Drab
(Likely)
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Common Quaker
(Unlikely)
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Powdered Quaker
(Likely)
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Grey Arches
(Likely)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Very likely)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Very likely)
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Broom Moth
(Very likely)
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Glaucous Shears
(Very likely)
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Shears
(Very likely)
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Lychnis
(Likely)
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Marbled Coronet
(Very likely)
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Grey
(Very likely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Likely)
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Heart and Dart
(Likely)
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Dark Sword-grass
(Unlikely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Very likely)
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Purple Clay
(Very likely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Likely)
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Small Square-spot
(Very likely)
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Red Chestnut
(Likely)
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True Lover's Knot
(Very likely)
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Large Yellow Underwing
(Likely)
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Double Dart
(Likely)
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Green Arches
(Likely)
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Triple-spotted Clay
(Likely)
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