A pretty moth with an appealing name was dozing on the rim of the trap's bowl this morning - the year's first Maiden's Blush. As well as its prominent red line and dusty freckles, it has a delicate glow on its wings. The combination is lovely.
|Actually, I did find|
this pic, accurately
captioned: Too much
Another nice new arrival for the year was this Clouded-bordered Brindle, below. There was also an interesting Footman, of which more tomorrow.
I've got to make an early start this morning, so for now will just bung up a few pictures of annoyingly difficult moths to ID which were also in the trap. Maybe a passing expert will come to my aid. Otherwise I will struggle away with the books and the web and sort things out later.
|Yet another Red Twin-spot Carpet? Update: Nope, it's a Common C - many|
thanks to Ben in comments, and for the IDs below
|I fear the me-muddling Rustics have arrived. Update: But this is actually a |
|Ditto Update: Yes, it's a Rustic Shouder-knot with rather unusual colouring|
|And ditto again Update: No, it's a Large Nutmeg. A nicely varied crew, all in all|