Folkestone & Hythe Birds,

butterflies, moths and other natural history

2021 moth year list so far = 58 macros, 24 micros (82 total)

Same time last year = 83 macros, 47 micros (130 total)

Macros


May 3: total, 58


Lunar Marbled Brown - Seabrook - 4th May

Green Carpet - Folkestone Downs - 3rd May

Dew Moth - Abbotscliffe - 1st May


April 13: total: 55


Pebble Prominent - Seabrook - 29th Apr

Lesser Swallow Prominent - Seabrook - 28th Apr

Shuttle-shaped Dart - Seabrook - 27th Apr

Small Purple-barred - Folkestone Warren - 27th Apr

Iron Prominent - Seabrook - 20th Apr  

Pale Prominent - Seabrook - 20th Apr

The Mullein - Seabrook - 19th Apr

Common Heath - Cherry Garden Hill - 18th Apr

Swallow Prominent - Searook - 14th Apr

Least Black Arches - Seabrook - 14th Apr

Brown-tail - Seabrook - 7th Apr (larva)

Powdered Quaker - Seabrook - 3rd Apr

Grey Shoulder-Knot - Seabrook - 3rd Apr


March: 22, total: 42


Yellow Horned - Folks' Wood - 31st Mar

Early Tooth-striped - Folks' Wood - 31st Mar

The Streamer - Folks' Wood - 31st Mar

The V-Pug - Folks' Wood - 31st Mar

Pine Beauty - Seabrook - 31st Mar

Muslin Moth - Seabrook - 31st Mar

Pale Pinion - Hythe - 31st Mar

Oak Eggar - Seabrook - 31st Mar (larva)

Brindled Beauty - Seabrook - 30th Mar

Dotted Chestnut - Aldergate Bridge - 30th Mar

Shoulder Stripe - Aldergate Bridge - 30th Mar

Early Thorn - Aldergate Bridge - 30th Mar

Nut-tree Tussock - Aldergate Bridge - 30th Mar

The Engrailed - Seabrook - 29th Mar

Angle Shades - Seabrook - 23rd Mar

Early Grey - Seabrook - 21st Mar

Water Carpet - West Hythe - 17th Mar

Brindled Pug - West Hythe - 17th Mar

Twin-spotted Quaker - West Hythe - 17th Mar

Clouded Drab - Seabrook - 16th Mar

Hummingbird Hawk-moth - Cheriton - 14th Mar

Oak Beauty - Seabrook - 7th Mar

The Herald - Folkestone - 6th Mar


February: 10, total: 19


Large Yellow Underwing - Seabrook - 28th Feb (larva)

Small Brindled Beauty - Seabrook - 28th Feb

Small Quaker - Seabrook - 28th Feb

Hebrew Character - Seabrook - 26th Feb

Tawny Pinion - Seabrook - 25th Feb

Bloxworth Snout - Hythe - 25th Feb

Red Chestnut - Seabrook - 24th Feb

March Moth - Seabrook - 22nd Feb

Common Quaker - Saltwood - 21st Feb

Dotted Border -  Seabrook - 5th Feb


January: 9


Early Moth -  Seabrook - 31st Jan

Pale Brindled Beauty - Seabrook - 29th Jan

Spring Usher - Seabrook - 27th Jan

Dark Chestnut - Seabrook - 18th Jan

The Satellite - Seabrook - 15th Jan

The Chestnut - Seabrook - 13th Jan

Winter Moth - Seabrook - 11th Jan

Mottled Umber - Seabrook - 6th Jan

Double-striped Pug - Saltwood - 2nd Jan (found indoors)


Micros


May: 2, total 24


Esperia sulphurella (Sulphur Tubic) - Hythe - 5th May

Callisto denticulella (Garden Apple Slender) - Seabrook - 2nd May


April: 7, total: 22


Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth) - Seabrook - 24th Apr

Epichnoptierix plumella (Round-winged Bagworm) - Castle Hill - 20th Apr

Digitivalva pulicariae (Fleabane Smudge) - Seabrook - 19th Apr

Mompha epilobiella (Common Cosmet) - Seabrook - 18th Apr

Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House Moth) - Seabrook - 15th Apr

Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) - Hythe - 9th Apr

Caloptilia falconipennella (Scarce Alder Slender) - Seabrook - 1st Apr


March: 4, total: 15


Plutella xylostella (Diamond-back Moth) - Folks' Wood - 31st Mar

Dahlica inconspicuella (Lesser Lichen Bagworm) - Abbotscliffe - 20th Mar

Acleris literana (Lichen Button) - Cheriton - 15th Mar

Tortricodes alternella (Winter Shade) - Seabrook - 9th Mar


February: 8, total: 11


Diurnea fagella (March Tubic) - Seabrook - 27th Feb

Agonopterix daucella (Dingy Flat-body) - Seabrook - 24th Feb

Agonopterix heracliana (Common Flat-body) - Seabrook - 21st Feb

Agonopterix alstromeriana (Brown-spot Flat-body) - Hythe - 21st Feb

Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume) - Hythe - 21st Feb

Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) - Cheriton - 20th Feb

Psyche casta (Common Bag-worm) - Saltwood - 21st Feb (larva)

Tinea pellionella (Case-bearing Clothes Moth) - Seabrook - 18th Feb (larva)


January: 3


Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) - Seabrook - 27th Jan

Phyllonorycter leucographella (Firethorn Leaf-miner) - Hythe - 17th Jan (leaf-mine)

Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Carnation Tortrix) - Seabrook - 17th Jan (larva)


2020 totals were 459 macros and 517 micros (total 976)

2019 totals were 473 macros and 558 micros (total 1,031)

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)