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Currently arrival conditions
are poor


Date: 7th September 2023

Rosemary Royle

Location: Dale, Haverfordwest, UK

Details: 37 Vestals, all the same colour scheme and all fairly fresh. One RDP was the only other migrant - very odd!


Date: 7th September 2023

Andrew Foster

Location: Bridport, Dorset, UK

Details: Night of 6th September: 2 European Corn-borer, 2 Portland Riband Wave and 1 Vestal


Date: 7th September 2023

Michael Southall

Location: Norchard, Hartlebury, Stourport-on-Severn, UK

Details: Night of 6th Sept, 5 Vestal, White Point, Rusty-dot Pearl, Diamond-back, Silver Y, NFG-House Cricket


Date: 7th September 2023


Location: Trevarth, Cornwall

Details: Night of 6 September: Antigastra catalaunalis and 16 Vestal to light.


Date: 7th September 2023

Rob Souter

Location: Chard, Somerset, UK

Details: Night of 6th September: 1 Clifden Nonpareil, 1 Vestal to MV trap.


Date: 6th September 2023

Geoff Lightfoot

Location: Overcombe, Weymouth, UK

Details: Night of 5th September : Vestal , Delicate , 2 Scarce Bordered Straw , Dark Sword-grass to light.


Date: 6th September 2023

Michael Scott

Location: Longstone, Scilly

Details: night 5/9 Rusty Dot 23,Rush Veneer 25, O.semirubella 1, Portland Ribbon Wave 2, Gem 1, Silver Y 2, Scarce Bordered Straw 2. Small Mottled Willow. Dark Sword-grass 3 also Pyrausta purpuralis rare here.
Will Scott caught a Loxostege sticticalis by day on 4th.
Very belated I'm afraid on 26/8 single Grass Webworm and Slender Burnished Brass.
In Hugh Town last night an Evergestis extemalis caught by W.Wagstaff


Date: 6th September 2023

Paul Kitchener

Location: Shottisham, Suffolk (VC25)

Details: Night of 5 September, to light: Beautiful Marbled (1), Dark Sword-grass (1), Delicate (1)


Date: 6th September 2023

Jeremy Patterson

Location: St Minver, Wadebridge, UK

Details: Night of 5 September: Two Vestals to light.


Date: 6th September 2023


Location: Sanday, Orkney, UK

Details: Evening of 5 September: Convolvulus Hawk-moth.


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