Folkestone & Hythe Birds,

butterflies, moths and other natural history

2020 moth year list so far = 27 macros, 16 micros (43 total)

Same time last year = 42 macros, 21 micros (63 total)

Macros


March: 12, Total: 27


Angle Shades - Hythe - 30th

Early Thorn - Saltwood - 27th Mar

Lead-coloured Drab - Seabrook - 27th Mar 

Tawny Pinion - Hythe - 25th Mar

Hummingbird Hawk-moth - Hythe - c.22nd Mar

The Streamer - Hythe - 18th Mar

Brindled Pug - Gibbin's Brook - 18th Mar

Twin-spotted Quaker - Hythe - 17th Mar

Dotted Border - Seabrook - 15th Mar 

Red Chestnut - Saltwood and Samphire Hoe - 15th Mar

Spruce Carpet - Hythe - 15th Mar (found indoors)

Clouded Drab - Seabrook - 13th Mar


February: 7, Total: 15


Early Grey - Hythe - 28th Feb

Small Quaker - Seabrook - 24th Feb

Oak Beauty - Seabrook - 23rd Feb

Pale Mottled Willow - Hythe - 20th Feb (found indoors)

March Moth - Aldergate Bridge - 2nd Feb

Hebrew Character - Aldergate Bridge - 2nd Feb

Common Quaker - Aldergate Bridge - 2nd Feb


January: 8

The Satellite - Bargrove Wood - 30th Jan

Double-striped Pug - Bargrove Wood - 30th Jan

Pale Brindled Beauty - Samphire Hoe - 21st Jan

Early Moth - Seabrook - 21st Jan

Winter Moth - Seabrook - 12th Jan

The Chestnut - Hythe - 8th Jan

Spring Usher - Seabrook - 5th Jan

Mottled Umber - Seabrook - 3rd Jan


Micros


March: 9, Total: 16


Hofmannophila pseudaspretella (Brown House Moth) - Hythe - 28th Mar (found indoors)

Dahlica inconspicuella (Lesser Lichen Bagworm) - Abbotscliffe - 26th Mar

Acleris kochiella (Elm Button) - Seabrook - 18th Mar

Agonopterix heracliana (Common Flat-body) - Seabrook - 18th Mar

Phyllonorycter leucographella (Firethorn Leaf Miner) - Hythe - 15th Mar (tenanted leaf-mine)

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

Depressaria daucella (Dingy Flat-body) - Seabrook - 10th Mar

Luffia lapidella f. ferchaultella (Grey Bagworm) - Cheriton Road Cemetery - 7th Mar

Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) - Hythe - 6th Mar


February: 3, Total: 7


Agonopterix alstromeriana (Brown-spot Flat-body) - Seabrook - 24th Feb

Ypsolopha ustella (Variable Smudge) - Seabrook - 4th Feb

Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) - Hythe - 3rd Feb


January: 4


Pyrausta aurata (Small Purple & Gold) - Saltwood - late Jan (indoor-bred)

Tortricodes alternella (Winter Shade) - Bargrove Wood - 30th Jan

Ectoedemia erythrogenella (Coast Bramble Pigmy) - Samphire Hoe - 10th Jan (tenanted leaf-mine)

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


2019 totals were 473 macros and 555 micros (total 1,028)

2018 totals were 461 macros and 479 micros (total 940)

2017 totals were 452 macros and 475 micros (total 927)

2016 totals were 399 macros and 323 micros (total 722)

2015 totals were 418 macros and 335 micros (total 753)

2014 totals were 386 macros and 309 micros (total 695)

2013 totals were 370 macros and 285 micros (total 655)