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Moth numbers reducing now, despite the
continuing warm weather, however the Underwing season has definitely
begun: the catch included many Straw Underwings and Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwings, plus a few Broad-bordered Yellow Underwings. Those from the catch worth photographing included:
The rest of the catch consisted of a couple of Oak Beauty agg, several Uncertain or Vine's Rustics, Shuttle-shaped Darts, Pinion-streaked Snouts, Stenoptilia/Platyptilia and Scoparia Pyralella, then one each of Setacious Hebrew Character, Endotricha flammealis and Apple Pith Moth.