Tag: moths

Butterfly Conservation – Scotland Recorders’ Conference 2019
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An all day meeting and talks for anyone interested in Butterflies and Moth recording. There will also be a chance to see some live Moths depending on the weather. For further details visit the Butterfly Conservation website.

CEI (East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative) Moth Night, Auchinleck
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East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative field survey Topic: Moth night Location: Barony A Frame, Auchinleck No previous experience is required, but please let them know if you plan to come along by contacting Scott Shanks (CEI Project Manager): scott.shanks@ea-cei.org.uk   

CEI (East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative) Peatland Moths, SWT Dalmellington Moss
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East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative field survey Topic: Peatland Moths and Caterpillars Location: SWT Dalmellington Moss No previous experience is required, but please let them know if you plan to come along by contacting Scott Shanks (CEI Project Manager): scott.shanks@ea-cei.org.uk 

Community moth trapping event cancelled
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Due to a very poor weather forecast, we have reluctantly decided to cancel our community moth trapping event at Kirkgunzeon on Saturday 8th June. We hope to be able to rearrange a date for this event later in the summer.

Community moth trapping in Kirkgunzeon, 02/06/2018
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The dry warm weather provided perfect conditions for SWSEIC’s community moth trapping in the village of Kirkgunzeon on 1st and 2nd June, 2018. A small group gathered at the village hall on Friday evening where I explained a little about

Moth ID and recording day at Knowetop Lochs
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SWSEIC are teaming up with the local SWT Galloway Group to run a wildlife recording day at the wonderful Knowetop Lochs SWT reserve near Balmaclellan. The reserve has an excellent range of heathland, woodland and wetland habitats and should provide

Moth ID Morning at Auchincruive
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A sunny morning at Auchincruive provided us with an array of beautiful moths from moth traps placed in the woodlands on Auchincruive estate. Traps were placed at various locations at dusk the night before, with the hope of catching some

National Moth Night 2017
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Moth Night 2017 will be held between 12 – 14 October 2017 with the main theme of Ivy. Further details will be available from  the National Moth Site website.

Scarce Scottish dragonfly found at SWSEIC office
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A new species of dragonfly was added to the list for SWSEIC’s office at Kirkgunzeon last week with the discovery of the scarce Banded Demoiselle Calopteryx splendens in the nearby burn. Banded Demoiselles are very scarce in Scotland, known from only

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