A slower moth night

July 26, 2013 - I retrieved the light trap at 10pm for an hour while an impressive storm moved around the area. The rain appeared to red...
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A bumper moth night!

July 25, 2013 - Last night the storms avoided us and I was able to leave the light trap out all night. I was rewarded with at least 149...
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Three moths, a dragonfly and a butterfly of the Okanagan

July 24, 2013 - I didn’t put the light trap out last night so there is not much to report on today. There were 2 moths in the bait trap...
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Blog entry for the 22nd July – Stormy Weather!

July 23, 2013 - It hasn’t been a great start to the National Moth Week in SW Calgary. Thunderstorms prevented me from putting the light...
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Blog entries for the 18th and 19th of July

July 22, 2013 - The 18th of July saw 37 moths of 15 species in the light and bait traps. There were 2 new species for the year, a Purple...
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A bumper moth day! (blog entry for the 17th July)

July 19, 2013 - There were at least 85 macro moths of 27 species in the light trap on the 17th. 37 of these were “Thoughtful Apamea” mot...
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The July rush (blog entry for the 16th July)

July 19, 2013 - Well, I’m home again after a nice (excluding the mosquitoes. What do they feed on when there isn't a backyard mother aro...
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On Vacation

July 05, 2013 - Just a quick note to say that I will be away in British Columbia for 10 days so there probably won’t be any blog updates...
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Two of my favourite moths

July 02, 2013 - The moth numbers continue to increase with 31 macro moths of 20 species last night. There were 7 new backyard moths for...
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The highest moth numbers so far…

July 01, 2013 - I managed to pick 19 macro moths of 16 species out of the light trap this morning. Mainly because of the high early morn...
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