Gold Spot

Plusia festucae moth resting on grass. Powys, Wales.

Yellow-barred Brindle

Acasis viretata moth resting on a lichen covered wall. Green when freshly emerged, the colour of the wings quickly fades to yellow, making sense of the common name.

Moths - Nature Notes

We regularly run a mercury vapour moth trap in our garden and record the larger (‘macro’) moth species and numbers that arrive. Over the years we have seen both the total number of species and of individual moths steadily increase. Grey Birch Moth This we were sure reflected our sympathetic