We have a moth recorder staying on the farm this week, and she very kindly set our trap last night and spent most of her morning identifying what we trapped.
|These are the moths she identified:
|True lovers knot|
|Poplar Hawk moth|
|Triple spotted clay|
|Bright line brown eye|
|Lesser yellow underwing|
|Middle barred minor|
Thank you Helen!
PS: Prasad has not recorded Middle barred minor before, so that is a first for Treshnish.
Prasad went along to look at the moths later and spotted a GREY (a national rarity) that we hadn't identified earlier, so that was an exciting addition to the list!
A specimen of the Grey was collected from Treshnish the first summer we were here, and is in the National History Museum in London.