Folkestone & Hythe Birds

and other natural history

2017 moth year list so far = 93 macros, 46 micros (139 total)

Same time last year = 37 macros, 24 micros (61 total)

Macros


93. Rustic Shoulder-knot - Hythe - 24th Apr

92. Light Feathered Rustic - Hythe - 23rd Apr

91. Common Pug - Seabrook - 22nd Apr

90. Puss Moth - Seabrook - 21st Apr

89. Sallow Kitten - Seabrook - 21st Apr

88. Bright-line Brown-eye - Hythe - 21st Apr

87. Lime-speck Pug - Hythe - 21st Apr

86. Pine Hawk-moth - Seabrook - 20th Apr

85. Swallow Prominent - Seabrook - 20th Apr

84. Garden Carpet - Hythe - 20th Apr

83. Brown Silver-line - Casebourne Wood - 20th Apr

82. Clouded Border - Casebourne Wood - 20th Apr

81. Grey Birch - Casebourne Wood - 20th Apr

80. White Ermine - Casebourne Wood - 20th Apr

79. Common White Wave - Casebourne Wood - 20th Apr

78. Small Phoenix - Casebourne Wood and Seabrook - 20th Apr

77. Small Purple-barred - Peene Quarry - 20th Apr

76. Pale Tussock - Hythe - 19th Apr

75. Peacock Moth - Seabrook - 17th Apr

74. Lunar Thorn - Hythe - 16th Apr

73. Lime Hawk-moth - Hythe - 16th Apr

72. The Mocha - West Hythe - 14th Apr

71. Small White Wave - West Hythe - 14th Apr

70. White-pinion Spotted - West Hythe - 14th Apr

69. Yellow-barred Brindle - Hythe - 14th Apr

68. The Mullein - Seabrook - 13th Apr

67. Pebble Prominent - Hythe - 12th Apr

66. Knot Grass - Cheriton - 12th Apr

65. Waved Umber - Heane Wood - 12th Apr

64. Pale Prominent - Heane Wood - 12th Apr

63. White-spotted Pug - Heane Wood - 12th Apr

62. Red Twin-spot Carpet - Heane Wood - 12th Apr

61. Shuttle-shaped Dart - Heane Wood and Hythe - 12th Apr

60. The Rivulet - Paraker Wood - 11th Apr

59. Tawny Shears - Hythe - 10th Apr

58. Scalloped Hook-tip - Folks' Wood - 9th Apr

57. Early Tooth-striped - Folks' Wood - 9th Apr

56. Purple Thorn - Folks' Wood - 9th Apr

55. Brimstone Moth - Hythe and Seabrook - 9th Apr

54. Small Dusty Wave - Hythe - 9th Apr

53. Brown-tail - Horn Street - 9th Apr (larva)

52. Nut-tree Tussock - Cheriton - 8th Apr

51. Least Black Arches - Seabrook - 8th Apr

50. Muslin Moth - Seabrook - 7th Apr

49. Common Heath - Chertion Hill - 7th Apr

48. Dew Moth - Abbotscliffe - 7th Apr

47. Emperor Moth - Horn Street - 6th Apr

46. Chocolate-tip - Seabrook - 5th Apr

45. Lunar Marbled Brown - Seabrook - 4th Apr

44. The Streamer - Folkestone Warren - 30th Mar

43. Small Waved Umber - Folkestone Warren - 30th Mar

42. Chinese Character Folkestone Warren - 30th Mar

41. Flame Shoulder - Folkestone Warren - 30th Mar

40. The V-Pug - Folkestone Warren and Hythe - 30th Mar

39. Brindled Beauty - Hythe - 29th Mar

38. Powdered Quaker - Bargrove Wood - 29th Mar

37. Blossom Underwing - Seabrook - 28th Mar

36. Dotted Chestnut - Paraker Wood - 24th Mar

35. Water Carpet - Paraker Wood - 24th Mar

34. Brindled Pug - Paraker Wood - 24th Mar

33. Shoulder Stripe - Hythe - 22nd Mar

32. Angle Shades - Hythe - 17th Mar (larva), Seabrook - 26th Mar (adult)

31. Twin-spotted Quaker - Shorncliffe - 16th Mar

30. Mottled Grey - Folkestone Warren - 15th Mar

29. Dark Chestnut - Seabrook - 13th Mar

28. Pale Pinion - Seabrook - 12th Mar

27. Early Moth - Seabrook - 11th Mar

26. Early Thorn - Seabrook - 11th Mar

25. Barred Tooth-striped - Folkestone Warren - 10th Mar  

24. Bloxworth Snouth - Folkestone Warren - 10th Mar

23. Small Quaker - Seabrook - 9th Mar

22. Tawny Pinion - Seabrook - 8th Mar

21. Red Chestnut - Folks' Wood - 8th Mar

20. Oak Nycteoline - Folks' Wood - 8th Mar

19. The Engrailed - Folks' Wood - 8th Mar

18. Clouded Drab - Folks' Wood - 8th Mar

17. Ruby Tiger - Samphire Hoe - 8th Mar (larva), Folkestone Warren - 30th Mar (adult)

16. Early Grey - Hythe - 7th Mar

15. Oak Beauty - Seabrook - 6th Mar

14. Yellow Horned - Seabrook - 3rd Mar

13. March Moth - Cheriton and Seabrook - 3rd Mar

12. Common Quaker - Seabrook - 2nd Mar

11. Hebrew Character - Seabrook - 27th Feb

10. Double-striped Pug - Hythe - 20th Feb

9. The Chestnut - Folks' Wood - 20th Feb

8. Dotted Border - Seabrook - 18th Feb

7. Grey Shoulder-knot - Seabrook - 17th Feb

6. Spring Usher - Seabrook - 8th Feb

5. The Herald - Folkestone - 19th Jan

4. Winter Moth - Seabrook - 7th Jan

3. Pale Brindled Beauty - Seabrook - 7th Jan

2. Mottled Umber - Seabrook - 7th Jan

1. The Satellite - Hythe - 7th Jan


Micros


46. Psychoides filicivora (Fern Smut) - Hythe - 24th Apr

45. Coleophora serratella (Common Case-bearer) - Folks' Wood - 22nd Apr (larva)

44. Eriocrania semipurpurella (Early Purple) - Folks' Wood - 22nd Apr (tenanted mine)

43. Dichrorampha acuminatana (Sharp-winged Drill) - Seabrook - 21st Apr

42. Monopis obviella (Yellow-backed Clothes Moth) - Seabrook - 21st Apr

41. Aspilapteryx tringipennella (Ribwort Slender) - Seabrook - 20th Apr

40. Depressaria radiella (Parsnip Moth) - Seabrook - 20th Apr

39. Epinotia immundana (Common Birch Bell) - Casebourne Wood - 20th Apr

38. Elachista argentella (Swan-feather Dwarf) - Botolph's Bridge and Samphire Hoe - 20th Apr

37. Aphomia sociella (Bee Moth) - Heane Wood - 12th Apr

36. Agonopterix ciliella (Large Carrot Flat-body) - Seabrook - 10th Apr

35. Incurvaria masculella (Feathered Bright) - Hythe - 10th Apr

34. Dyseriocrania subpurpurella (Common Oak Purple) - Folks' Wood - 9th Apr

33. Agonopterix arenella (Brindled Flat-body) -  Folks' Wood - 9th Apr

32. Ocnerostoma friesei (Grey Pine Ermel) - Seabrook - 9th Apr

31. Acleris hastiana (Sallow Button) - Seabrook - 8th Apr 

30. Pyrausta despicata (Straw-barred Pearl) - Cheriton Hill - 7th Apr

29. Pyrausta aurata (Small Purple & Gold) - Seabrook - 5th Apr

28. Gracillaria syringella (Common Slender) - Folkestone - 4th Apr

27. Caloptilia rufipennella (Small Red Slender) - Seabrook - 1st Apr

26. Acleris literana (Lichen Button) - Seabrook - 31st Mar

25. Agonopterix alstromeriana (Brown-spot Flat-body) - Seabrook - 30th Mar

24. Parornix devoniella (Hazel Slender) - Seabrook - 30th Mar

23. Agonopterix rotundella (Rolling Carrot Flat-body) - Folkestone Warren - 30th Mar 

22. Acleris cristana (Tufted Button) - Folkestone Warren - 30th Mar
21. Elachista canapennella (Little Dwarf) - Seabrook - 29th Mar

20. Eudonia angustea (Narrow-winged Grey) - Hythe - 29th Mar

19. Ectoedemia heringella (New Holm-Oak Pigmy) - Hythe - 24th Mar (tenanted mine)

18. Mompha subbistrigella (Garden Cosmet) - Seabrook - 18th Mar

17. Mompha miscella (Brown Cosmet) - Abbotscliffe - 18th Mar (tenanted mine)

16. Metzneria aestivella (Carline Neb) - Abbotscliffe - 18th Mar (larva)
15. Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth) - Seabrook - 17th Mar

14. Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House-moth) - Hythe - 17th Mar

13. Epermenia chaerophyllella (Golden Lance-wing)  - Seabrook - 14th Mar

12. Diurnea fagella (March Tubic) - Seabrook - 14th Mar

11. Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume) - Seabrook - 12th Mar

10. Acleris schalleriana (Viburnum Button) - Seabrook - 23rd Feb

9. Agonopterix heracliana (Common Flat-body) - Seabrook - 20th Feb

8. Depressaria daucella (Dingy Flat-body) - Seabrook - 20th Feb

7. Tortricodes alternella (Winter Shade) - Folks' Wood - 20th Feb

6. Crocidosema plebejana (Southern Bell) - Seabrook - 19th Feb

5. Scrobipalpa costella (Winter Groundling) - Seabrook - 19th Feb

4. Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) - Seabrook - 13th Feb

3. Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) - Hythe - 23rd Jan

2. Acleris umbrana (Dark-streaked Button) - Seabrook - 7th Jan

1. Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) - Seabrook - 1st Jan


2016 totals were 399 macros and 323 micros

2015 totals were 418 macros and 335 micros

2014 totals were 386 macros and 309 micros 

2013 totals were 370 macros and 285 micros