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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.

 

110 - Outer Hebrides

January

February

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April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Map-winged Swift
(Very frequent)
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Gold Swift
(Unusual)
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Ghost Moth
(Frequent)
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Six-Spot Burnet
(Frequent)
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Poplar Lutestring
(Infrequent)
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Northern Eggar
(Regular)
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Fox Moth
(Regular)
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Drinker
(Very frequent)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Frequent)
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Humming-bird Hawk-moth
(Infrequent)
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Bedstraw Hawk-moth
(Unusual)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Frequent)
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Small Fan-footed Wave
(Frequent)
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Riband Wave
(Regular)
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Oblique Carpet
(Frequent)
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Red Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Garden Carpet
(Frequent)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Frequent)
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Flame Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Yellow Shell
(Very frequent)
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Common Carpet
(Frequent)
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Beautiful Carpet
(Unusual)
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Grey Mountain Carpet
(Regular)
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July Highflyer
(Very frequent)
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Chestnut-coloured Carpet
(Frequent)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Regular)
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Purple Bar
(Very frequent)
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Chevron
(Frequent)
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Northern Spinach
(Regular)
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Barred Straw
(Infrequent)
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Small Phoenix
(Unusual)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Regular)
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Green Carpet
(Frequent)
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Striped Twin-spot Carpet
(Regular)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Regular)
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Small Rivulet
(Frequent)
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Barred Rivulet
(Regular)
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Pretty Pinion
(Very frequent)
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Grass Rivulet
(Frequent)
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Double-striped Pug
(Infrequent)
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Foxglove Pug
(Frequent)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Very frequent)
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Thyme Pug
(Regular)
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Lime-speck Pug
(Very frequent)
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Satyr Pug
(Infrequent)
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Wormwood Pug
(Very frequent)
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Common Pug
(Infrequent)
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Grey Pug
(Infrequent)
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Manchester Treble-bar
(Unusual)
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Treble-bar
(Frequent)
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Magpie Moth
(Very frequent)
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Brown Silver-line
(Infrequent)
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Brimstone Moth
(Frequent)
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Peppered Moth
(Unusual)
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Bordered Grey
(Regular)
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Satin Beauty
(Unusual)
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Mottled Beauty
(Very frequent)
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Dotted Carpet
(Infrequent)
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Common Heath
(Unusual)
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Common White Wave
(Frequent)
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Common Wave
(Infrequent)
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Light Emerald
(Frequent)
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Barred Red
(Frequent)
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Scotch Annulet
(Frequent)
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Grey Scalloped Bar
(Infrequent)
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Puss Moth
(Unusual)
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Sallow Kitten
(Unusual)
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Iron Prominent
(Regular)
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Pebble Prominent
(Frequent)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Unusual)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Infrequent)
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Straw Dot
(Very frequent)
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Snout
(Very frequent)
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Buff Ermine
(Very frequent)
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White Ermine
(Very frequent)
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Ruby Tiger
(Unusual)
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Wood Tiger
(Regular)
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Garden Tiger
(Very frequent)
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Cinnabar
(Infrequent)
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Common Footman
(Infrequent)
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Marsh Oblique-barred
(Infrequent)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Frequent)
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Spectacle
(Very frequent)
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Burnished Brass
(Very frequent)
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Silver Y
(Frequent)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Very frequent)
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Gold Spangle
(Infrequent)
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Scarce Silver Y
(Frequent)
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Gold Spot
(Very frequent)
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Lempke's Gold Spot
(Frequent)
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Sweet Gale Moth
(Unusual)
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Knot Grass
(Frequent)
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Shark
(Frequent)
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Mouse Moth
(Infrequent)
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Mottled Rustic
(Frequent)
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Pale Mottled Willow
(Unusual)
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Uncertain
(Regular)
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Rustic
(Frequent)
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Angle Shades
(Regular)
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Small Angle Shades
(Infrequent)
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Haworth's Minor
(Regular)
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Crescent
(Frequent)
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Rosy Rustic
(Regular)
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Large Ear
(Infrequent)
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Flounced Rustic
(Regular)
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Small Wainscot
(Frequent)
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Small Dotted Buff
(Regular)
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Dusky Brocade
(Very frequent)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Very frequent)
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Dark Arches
(Very frequent)
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Light Arches
(Very frequent)
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Double Lobed
(Regular)
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Common Rustic
(Regular)
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Lesser Common Rustic
(Regular)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Very frequent)
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Minor Shoulder-knot
(Frequent)
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Dark Brocade
(Frequent)
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Antler Moth
(Very frequent)
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Grey Arches
(Unusual)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Unusual)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Very frequent)
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Broom Moth
(Frequent)
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Shears
(Frequent)
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Campion
(Very frequent)
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Lychnis
(Regular)
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Marbled Coronet
(Unusual)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Very frequent)
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White-line Dart
(Frequent)
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Heart and Dart
(Frequent)
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Archer's Dart
(Frequent)
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Dark Sword-grass
(Infrequent)
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Flame Shoulder
(Very frequent)
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Purple Clay
(Very frequent)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Very frequent)
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Small Square-spot
(Very frequent)
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True Lover's Knot
(Very frequent)
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Dotted Rustic
(Infrequent)
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Northern Rustic
(Frequent)
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Large Yellow Underwing
(Very frequent)
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Lesser Yellow Underwing
(Frequent)
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Least Yellow Underwing
(Unusual)
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Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Regular)
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Double Dart
(Regular)
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Dotted Clay
(Very frequent)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Frequent)
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Six-striped Rustic
(Very frequent)
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Triple-spotted Clay
(Infrequent)
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Double Square-spot
(Regular)
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Gothic
(Unusual)
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