Autumn was very quiet. In September Garden Rose Tortrix was a year first on the 9th.
Garden Rose Tortrix-Acleris variegana
Brick was a new moth at the 12th.
The 24th brought year firsts Barred Sallow and Beaded Chestnut.
Barred Sallow-xanthia aurago
Beaded Chestnut-Agrochola lychnidis
Finally on the 28th Blair’s Shoulder-knot, another year first.
Blair’s Shoulder-knot-Lithophane leautieri hesperica
In October the nights were mainly cold and but did warm up in the last few days and 26th brought the years first Acleris Sparsana.
Juniper Carpet was a year first on the 28th.
Juniper Carpet-Thera juniperata
Lastly Feathered Thorn was a year tick on the 31st.
Feathered Thorn-Colotois pennaria
November is currently cold. May trap again if it gets milder again but otherwise this is the last post this year. Whether I continue next year I haven’t decided. From experience with my main blog insects in general don’t attract much interest. If I do I’ll try to be more current.