Some Moths from June 2010

July 12th 2010

It has not been a good month for moth trapping as the evenings have been cold, wet and windy. Despite this there have been one or two nice records.

White Ermine taken by Agnes Dickson at Inverkirkaig June 2010
White Ermine taken by Agnes Dickson at inverkirkaig June 2010
Pyrausta purpuralis by Fiona Phipps at Clachtoll 18th June
Pyrausta purpuralis by Fiona Phipps at Clachtoll 18th June

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Recent Sightings

Frog Spawn

around 12 clumps in roadside ditch near Pollachapuill, Culkein Drumbeg (DAH). The first record for the last four years: 2018 - 13 March; 2017 - 19 Feb; 2016 - 3 March; 2015 - 19 Feb. (16/02)

Wigeon

single female Oldany estuary (DAH) (16/02)

Grey Heron

seven birds Oldany estuary (DAH) (16/02)

Curlew

nine birds Oldany estuary (DAH) (16/02)

Toad

single animal Loch Culag (Fiona Carter) (15/02)

Song Thrush

single bird in full song at 7.30am, Nedd (Ian Evans) (13/02)

Great Spotted Woodpecker

single bird in Lochinver garden (Jane and Ian Young) (11/02)

Dipper

three birds on River Inver opposite Little Assynt Tree Nursery (DAH) (11/02)

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