A few good moths

June 30, 2013 - Yesterday, there were 9 macro moths of 7 species in the light and bait traps with 2 new moths for the year, Mottled Rust...
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A funny day for moths and Weaselhead area recovery?

June 28, 2013 - I say funny because it started off quite poorly and ended up with a moth that I’ve only seen once before in 2009 and ano...
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Moth numbers drop again

June 27, 2013 - Well, after the small moth bonanza on Tuesday I’ve only had 5 moths of 3 species yesterday and 5 moths of 3 species toda...
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The moths return!

June 25, 2013 - Today there was certainly a dramatic increase in moth numbers as compared to any previous day this year. There were 19 m...
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A few moths as the weather settles down

June 24, 2013 - Not too much yesterday but there was one noctuid in the light trap that was a new backyard species, Melanchra pulverulen...
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Weather seems to be improving?

June 22, 2013 - Well, I guess that anyone who has been watching the news, as it relates to Alberta and the current flooding, will not be...
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Weather stops play again…

June 19, 2013 - Well, it stopped me from putting out a light trap last night anyway. Yesterday, there were 11 moths of 5 species in the...
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Moth numbers improving?

June 17, 2013 - Slightly better last night with 8 moths of 5 species. There were 2 new backyard moths for the year, what I believe is a...
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3 moths of 3 species and an aquatic insect

June 16, 2013 - The number of moths remains low with just 3 moths 3 species last night and no new species for the year. However, it did...
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No Moths but a few Damselflies and Butterflies

June 15, 2013 - It was too wet for a light trap last night but I did spend some time in the Weaselhead area of Glenmore reservoir this m...
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The moths continue to trickle in…

June 14, 2013 - Just 3 moths of 3 species last night which included a new backyard moth for the year, a Purple-lined Sallow (pyrrhia exp...
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Focus Stacking and a few moths

June 13, 2013 - There were 5 moths of 5 species in the light trap this morning. The 2 new moths for the year were, Rosy Dart (Diarsia ro...
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Some moths at last…

June 12, 2013 - Given the recent low moth numbers, I wasn’t very optimistic when I looked in the light trap this morning but was pleasan...
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Backyard mothing still very poor

June 10, 2013 - I spent the weekend in Lethbridge but due to storm warnings on Friday night I didn’t put the light trap out. Of course,...
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Five macro moths of five species

June 07, 2013 - It’s still slow for June but there were five species of macro moths in the light trap last night. The new species were A...
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Just two moths

June 06, 2013 - Just two moths in the light trap last night. A Garden Arches (Lacanobia radix) and a Ruddy Quaker (Protorthodes oviduca)...
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The Herald

June 05, 2013 - There were only 3 moths in the trap last night. There was a new backyard moth, a new species for the year and a worn Noc...
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A few more Waterton moths

June 04, 2013 - I spent last weekend about 30 minutes drive north of Waterton National Park. After a week of heavy rain I wasn’t surpris...
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