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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.

 

108 - West Sutherland

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Orange Swift
(Unlikely)
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Map-winged Swift
(Very unlikely)
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Scalloped Hook-tip
(Very unlikely)
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Common Lutestring
(Likely)
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December Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Pale Eggar
(Likely)
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Drinker
(Unlikely)
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Humming-bird Hawk-moth
(Very unlikely)
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Small Dusty Wave
(Very unlikely)
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Small Fan-footed Wave
(Very likely)
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Riband Wave
(Likely)
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Plain Wave
(Unlikely)
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Shaded Broad-bar
(Likely)
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Red Carpet
(Likely)
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Garden Carpet
(Likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Very likely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Very likely)
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Yellow Shell
(Likely)
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Common Carpet
(Very likely)
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Yellow-ringed Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Mountain Carpet
(Unlikely)
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July Highflyer
(Very likely)
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Pine Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Chestnut-coloured Carpet
(Likely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Likely)
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Barred Yellow
(Likely)
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Purple Bar
(Very likely)
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Chevron
(Very likely)
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Northern Spinach
(Very likely)
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Barred Straw
(Likely)
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Red-Green Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Beech-green Carpet
(Likely)
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Green Carpet
(Very likely)
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Striped Twin-spot Carpet
(Likely)
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Welsh Wave
(Likely)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Very likely)
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Small Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Likely)
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Slender Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Unlikely)
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Juniper Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Likely)
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Angle-barred Pug
(Likely)
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Wormwood Pug
(Likely)
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Common Pug
(Unlikely)
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Tawny Speckled Pug
(Unlikely)
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Grey Pug
(Unlikely)
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Manchester Treble-bar
(Unlikely)
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Treble-bar
(Very likely)
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Magpie Moth
(Very likely)
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Clouded Border
(Unlikely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Likely)
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Bordered Beauty
(Very likely)
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Scalloped Oak
(Likely)
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Satin Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Very likely)
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Dotted Carpet
(Very likely)
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Common White Wave
(Likely)
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Common Wave
(Likely)
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Light Emerald
(Very likely)
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Barred Red
(Likely)
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Scotch Annulet
(Likely)
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Iron Prominent
(Likely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Likely)
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Swallow Prominent
(Likely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Very likely)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Likely)
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Buff-tip
(Unlikely)
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Straw Dot
(Likely)
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Snout
(Very likely)
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White Ermine
(Unlikely)
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Garden Tiger
(Likely)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Likely)
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Spectacle
(Likely)
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Burnished Brass
(Very likely)
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Silver Y
(Likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Very likely)
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Plain Golden Y
(Unlikely)
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Gold Spangle
(Very likely)
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Gold Spot
(Likely)
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Lempke's Gold Spot
(Likely)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Unlikely)
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Knot Grass
(Unlikely)
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Anomalous
(Very likely)
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Green-brindled Crescent
(Unlikely)
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Angle Shades
(Very unlikely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Haworth's Minor
(Very likely)
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Crescent
(Likely)
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Rosy Rustic
(Very likely)
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Large Ear
(Likely)
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Ear Moth
(Unlikely)
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Small Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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Small Dotted Buff
(Unlikely)
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Dusky Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Likely)
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Dark Arches
(Very likely)
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Light Arches
(Likely)
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Confused
(Very unlikely)
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Northern Arches
(Unlikely)
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Common Rustic
(Likely)
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Lesser Common Rustic
(Very unlikely)
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Rosy Minor
(Likely)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Likely)
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Pink-barred Sallow
(Likely)
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Sallow
(Very likely)
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Golden-rod Brindle
(Unlikely)
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Minor Shoulder-knot
(Likely)
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Grey Chi
(Likely)
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Northern Deep-brown Dart
(Likely)
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Black Rustic
(Likely)
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Dark Brocade
(Very unlikely)
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Clouded Drab
(Unlikely)
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Common Quaker
(Unlikely)
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Hebrew Character
(Very unlikely)
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Antler Moth
(Very likely)
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Grey Arches
(Likely)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Likely)
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Broom Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Brown-line Bright Eye
(Likely)
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Common Wainscot
(Likely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Coast Dart
(Unlikely)
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White-line Dart
(Very likely)
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Archer's Dart
(Unlikely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Likely)
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Barred Chestnut
(Very likely)
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Purple Clay
(Very likely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Very likely)
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Small Square-spot
(Very likely)
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True Lover's Knot
(Very likely)
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Northern Rustic
(Very unlikely)
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Large Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
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Lesser Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
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Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
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Great Brocade
(Very unlikely)
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Double Dart
(Likely)
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Dotted Clay
(Very likely)
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Neglected Rustic
(Likely)
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Heath Rustic
(Likely)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Very likely)
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Six-striped Rustic
(Very likely)
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Triple-spotted Clay
(Likely)
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Double Square-spot
(Likely)
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Autumnal Rustic
(Very likely)
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Plain Clay
(Unlikely)
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