There were a few migrants (at last!) in my roof-top balcony moth trap in West St Leonards this morning. The highlights being a tree-lichen beauty and an european corn-borer. Other migrants included a rusty-dot pearl, 2 silver y, a dark sword grass, and 2 turnip moth. Also of note was a toadflax brocade and 3 garden tiger. Toadflax brocade is a scarce moth but is quite frequent here. Likewise garden tigers are also very frequent here in West St Leonards but appear to be very scarce in other parts of Hastings.
The most common insect in the trap this morning though were harlequin ladybirds!
Photo of tree-lichen beauty.
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