Flight Arrivals News Board

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Currently arrival conditions
are good


Date: 20th October 2022

Luke Harman

Location: Dawlish, Devon, UK

Details: Night of 19 October: 4 Vestal, 3 Gem, 1 Radford’s Flame Shoulder, 1 White-speck, 4 Scarce Bordered Straw, 1 Clancy’s Rustic, 3 Silver Y, 9 White-point,, 4 Palpita vitrealis, 3 Diamond-back, 24 Rush Veneer, 6 Rusty-dot Pearl to light


Date: 20th October 2022

Martin Townsend

Location: Oxford, UK

Details: Robinson 125w MV 2 Scarce Bordered Straw, 1 Plutella xylostella.


Date: 20th October 2022

Chris Ivin

Location: Upper Brailes, Banbury, UK

Details: Night of 18th October 2022 one Scarce Bordered Straw to Robinson 125w trap.


Date: 19th October 2022

Alastair Forsyth

Location: Harray, West Mainland, Orkney, UK

Details: Udea ferrugalis (Rusty-dot Pearl) to actinic Heath trap last night, 18/10/2022. There appear to have been very few records in Scotland in recent years - https://www.eastscotland-butterflies.org.uk/sm_Crambidae.html


Date: 19th October 2022


Location: Shanklin, Isle of Wight, UK

Details: 14 October: Death's-head Hawk-moth.


Date: 19th October 2022

Andrew Foster

Location: Bridport, Dorset, UK

Details: Night of 18th October: 2 Rusty-dot Pearl, 2 Rush Veneer and 1 Scarce Bordered Straw


Date: 19th October 2022

Robin Hemming

Location: Troytown Farm, St Agnes, Isles of Scilly, UK

Details: Troytown migrants 18/10/22
RV130, RDP10, Palpita vit 1, Old World Webworm1
Gem 3, Vestal 4, Convolvulus Hawkmoth 1, Crimsin Speckled 1
Pearly U 2, DSW 1,Scarce Bordered Straw 7, Small Mottled Willow 1
Wire speck90, White Point 1, Silver Y 2, Angleshades7


Date: 18th October 2022

Ian Hunter

Location: Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory

Details: Night of 17th- First record of Flame Brocade plus 27 Rush Veneers.


Date: 18th October 2022


Location: nr Wells, Norflok

Details: 18 October: Vagrant Emperor.

plus, a possible Vagrant Emperor seen on Bryher, Isles of Scilly yesterday (17 October).


Date: 18th October 2022

Scott Barron

Location: Penzance, Cornwall

Details: 17 October: Four-spotted Footman (male) found by day on a shop window.


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