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Currently arrival conditions
are poor

6469

Date: 22nd December 2022

Atropos

Location: Newhaven (VC14)

Details: Night of 21 December: Pearly Underwing to light.

6466

Date: 22nd December 2022

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Location: Portland Bird Observatory, Portland Bill Road, Portland, UK

Details: Night of 21 December: 1 White-speck to light.

6463

Date: 22nd December 2022

Michael Scott

Location: Longstone,Isles of Scilly

Details: slight improvement last few nights
20/12. Rusty Dot Pearl (5), White-speck (8), Pearly Underwing (1)
21/12. Rusty Dot Pearl (1), Silver Y (2), White-speck (6), Pearly Underwing (1)
also a Dark Arches on 17th.

6462

Date: 22nd December 2022

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Location: Gorleston-on-Sea, VC25 East Suffolk

Details: Night of 20 December: Red-headed Chestnut of ab. glabra taken at light.

6457

Date: 21st December 2022

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Location: Portland Bird Observatory, Portland Bill Road, Portland, UK

Details: Night of 20 December: 2 Diamond-back Moth, 1 Rusty-dot Pearl and 1 Turnip Moth to light.

6453

Date: 21st December 2022

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Location: Hengistbury Head, Southbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

Details: 20 December: Clouded Yellow.

6452

Date: 21st December 2022

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Location: St Keyne, Liskeard, Cornwall, UK

Details: Night of 20 December: Pearly Underwing to light.

6448

Date: 21st December 2022

Bernard Hocking

Location: Rospannel farm, Penzance, UK

Details: Night of 19 Dec. One trap.
One White-speck amongst 6 species trapped

6431

Date: 20th December 2022

Scott Barron

Location: Wall, Hayle, Cornwall, UK

Details: Night of 19 December: 1 White-speck to light.

6412

Date: 2nd December 2022

Chris Tyler-Smith, Yali Xue

Location: Linton, Cambridge, UK

Details: In contrast to the wider trend, there is still a trickle of migrants at this inland location:

Night of 1st December, 1 Silver Y
Night of 30th November, 1 Diamond-back Moth
Night of 29th November, 1 Silver Y

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