Woodhall Spa Golf Club Moth trapping night Sat 10th June 2023
Location: Halfway Hut/9th tee on Hotchkin Course.
TF 2164 - Breezy and clear to start, clouded over later
Traps used: 50w MV and a 20w Actinic.
21.30 - 00.45 17.5 degrees Celsius dropped to 14 when we finished.
This was the first time I had trapped at Woodhall Spa Golf Club, a suitable location had been found earlier in the week and all I had to hope for was favorable conditions and some Moths. Below is the list of Moths recorded on the night and some photos:
List of Moths recorded covering the 2 traps:
Single Dotted Wave
Green Oak Tortrix
Setaceous Hebrew Character
Broad Barred White
True Lovers Knot
Marbled Minor agg
Pebble Hook Tip
Shoulder Striped Wainscot
Photos above from top left: Snout, Scoparia pyralella, True Lovers Knot, Single Dotted Wave, Riband Wave, Pebble Hook Tip, Orange Footman, Peppered Moth, Light Brocade, Small Elephant Hawk Moth, Shoulder Striped Wainscot, Green Oak Tortrix, Great Prominent, Cream Wave, Clouded Buff, Blood Vein, Grass Wave.
In total, I recorded 33 species, not too bad considering recent conditions. Things are looking up now and the mothing season has finally started!