Archive for July 11th, 2010

11th July 2010, Sunday

Rye Harbour Moths

Around 60 species and 500 individuals in the Lime Kiln moth trap this morning, the catch dominated by Dark Arches (261) and Brown-tail(89). Highlights were several Pigmy Footman, a Sand Dart and two species with fantastic names – Rosy-striped Knot Horn and Cream-bordered Green Pea. Also of interest were a couple Dark Tussock, a species which has only deen recorded once before on the reserve, and Dotted Oak Knot Horn, which has only been recorded once before at Lime Kiln.
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Dark Tussock
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11th July 2010, Sunday

High Tide Tern

An adult Roseate Tern was in the Quarry yesterday around High Tide, today’s High Tide is at 11.23.