Thursday, 12 May 2016

Realenga de Agicampe, Granada Province.

Moth Trapping with Dave Grundy.
Day three.19 moths of 11 species.

Idaea cervantaria.
Again the night time weather was not great as it remained cool and damp, Moths included 0321 Pseudopostega chalcopepla x2, 1525 (18.001) Plutella xylostella (Diamond backed Moth) x5,  5552 (45.044) Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) x1, 6184 (63.069) Eudonia angustia x3, 6719 (63.052) Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer) x1, 7926 (70.294) Aspitates ochrearia (Yellow Belle) x1, 8169 Idaea cervantaria x1, 9454 (73.099) Hoplodrina ambigua (Vine's Rustic) x1, 10343 (73.325) Agrotis puta (Shuttle Shaped Dart) x1, 10351 (73.319) Agrotis segetum (Turnip Moth) x1 and 10493 (72.047) Eilema caniola (Hoary Footman) x1.

During the time Dave and I spent checking the trap I also noticed that the Greenfinch (Verderón Común / Carduelis chloris) youngsters were getting ready to fledge.
Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume).
Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume).
Greenfinch (Verderón Común / Carduelis chloris).

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