Moth trapping in Holyrood Park

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Moth trapping in Holyrood Park

Postby GrahamCheckley » Sat 15 Jul 2017 09:00

An update on the Historic Environment Scotland Ranger Service moth trapping so far this year.

April, Hunter's Bog with Gordon. Chestnut, Common Quaker, Clouded Drab, Double-striped Pug, Hebrew Character. Also quite a lot a lot of the ichneumon wasp, Ophion luteus.

June, Wells o' Wearie with Melissa. Map-winged Swift.

July, Bawsinch with Matt (in the rain!). Common Wave, Double Square-spot, Large Yellow Underwing, Map-winged Swift, Shoulder-striped Wainscot, Smoky Wainscot.
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