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Currently arrival conditions
are poor


Date: 15th August 2022


Location: Portland Bird Observatory, Dorset

Details: Night of 14 August: SHINING MARBLED to light - the second Portland record.


Date: 15th August 2022

Chris Tyler-Smith, Yali Xue

Location: Linton, Cambridge, UK

Details: 1 Small Mottled Willow (1st for site) and 1 Dark Swordgrass, on night of 14 Aug 2022. Very few other migrants so far this year.


Date: 15th August 2022

Mark Tunmore

Location: Church Cove, Lizard, Helston, UK

Details: Night of 14 August: 2 Striped Hawk-moths, 1 Jersey Tiger, 1 Vestal, 1 Pearly Underwing


Date: 15th August 2022

James Halsey

Location: Bonchurch I of W

Details: Just boxed this magnificent Pale shoulder Acontia lucida. Night of 14th August garden mv


Date: 14th August 2022

Robin Edwards

Location: Ryde, Isle of Wight, UK

Details: 3 convolvulous hawk moth feeding from garden Nicotiana.


Date: 14th August 2022


Location: Downderry, Torpoint, Cornwall, UK

Details: Night of 13 August: Striped Hawk-moth, White-speck and Evergestis extimalis to light.


Date: 14th August 2022


Location: Helpston, Cambridgeshire

Details: Night of 13 August: Striped Hawk-moth to light.


Date: 14th August 2022


Location: Leicestershire & Rutland

Details: Night of 13 August: Striped Hawk-moths at Thurlaston and Melton Mowbray. Bordered Straw and Small Mottled Willow in the Vale of Belvoir.


Date: 14th August 2022

Maurice L Opie

Location: Gosport, Hampshire, UK

Details: Belated list for night of 12/8
Plutella xylostella 3, Phthorimaea operculella 1f (Potato tuber Moth),Cydia amplana 15,
Udea ferrugalis 1, Nomophila noctuella 9, Silver Y 2, Bordered Straw 1, Pearly Underwing 1, Dark Sword-grass 2,
Other interesting ones included Tree-lichen Beauty 11, Jersey Tiger 88, Gypsy Moth 1, Four-spotted Footman 1,


Date: 14th August 2022

Andrew Foster

Location: Bridport, Dorset, UK

Details: Nights of 12th & 13th August: Convolvulus Hawkmoth at Nicotiana in garden


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