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April-June 2010 archives          

Key & photo-links DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Blair's Mocha Cyclophora puppillaria Delicate Mythimna vitellina Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigera Nutmeg Discestra trifolii
to species Dark Hummingbird Pearly Small Mottled Silver Y Diamond- Rusty-dot Rush Bordered Straw Heliothis peltigera Eastern Bordered Straw Heliothis nubigera Striped Hawk-moth Hyles livornica Shuttle-shaped Dart A.puta
(scarcer species to right) Sword-grass Hawk-moth Underwing Willow   back Moth Pearl Veneer Convolvulus Hawk-moth Agrius convolvuli Gem Orthonama obstipata Small Marbled Eublemma parva
red = first Irish Agrotis Macroglossum Peridroma Spodoptera Autographa Plutella Udea Nomophila Cosmopolitan Mythimna loreyi Great Brocade Eurois occulta Vestal Rhodometra sacraria Antigastra catalaunalis
orange = first reported of year ipsilon stellatarum saucia exigua gamma xylostella ferrugalis noctuella Death's Head Hawk-moth Acherontia atropos Ni Moth Trichoplusia ni White-speck Mythimna unipuncta Palpita vitrealis

June 2010

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

30-Jun

Cogry

Antrim

H39

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I. Quail per www.bcni.org.uk

30-Jun

Stamullen

Meath

H22

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Eamonn O'Donnell per MInewsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

29-Jun

Mountstewart

Down

H38

 

 

 

 

10+

 

 

 

 

J558704

day obs

David McCormick per www.bcni.org.uk

29-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

27-Jun

Bloody Bridge, Newcastle

Down

H38

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ian Rippey per www.bcni.org.uk

27-Jun

Glasdrumman, S of Newcastle

Down

H38

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ian Rippey per www.bcni.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

26-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

26-Jun

Tramore Burrow

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S6100

day obs

Tony Bryant

26-Jun

Tramore saltmarsh and embankments

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

S6000

day obs

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

25-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

Tony Bryant

25-Jun

The Raven

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Double Line Mythimna turca -

 

at light

Philip Strickland per MothsIreland newsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

new to Ireland (probably migrant)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

24-Jun

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X5698

day obs

Tony Bryant

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

20-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

19-Jun

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

19-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

18-Jun

Newtown Cove, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X5799

day obs

Tony Bryant

18-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

17-Jun

Grallagh Bog / Knocknanuss

Tipperary

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

S144491

at light

John Fogarty per MothsIreland newsgrp

17-Jun

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

1

 

 

 

X569989

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

16-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

15-Jun

Carnmoyne, Ahogill

Antrim

H39

 

 

 

 

10+

 

 

 

around Lady's Smock flower

 

dusk onwards

Frank Turtle per www.bcni.org.uk

15-Jun

Baltray

Louth

H31

 

 

 

 

15

 

 

 

 

 

day obs

Peter Phillips per MothsIreland newsgrp

15-Jun

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

X5698

day obs

Tony Bryant

15-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

Tony Bryant

15-Jun

Tankardstown nr Bunmahon

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X449986

at light

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

14-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

Gem Orthonama obstipata

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

14-Jun

Rosslare dunes

Wexford

H12

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

dusk obs

M Deans, J Chainey, J Spence & S Whitehouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

13-Jun

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

13-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

12-Jun

Straidkilly Nature Reserve

Antrim

H39

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

day obs

DG McBride per www.bcni.org.uk

12-Jun

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

12-Jun

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X569989

at light

Tony Bryant

12-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

S578014

day obs

Tony Bryant

12-Jun

Tramore Burrow

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S6100

day obs

Tony Bryant

12-Jun

Tramore saltmarsh and embankments

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S6000

day obs

Tony Bryant

12-Jun

nr Lyrenacrriga

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X031860

day obs

PM Walsh

12-Jun

Ram Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X198765

day obs

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

11-Jun

Ballycotton coastal cliffs

Cork

H5

 

 

1

 

+

 

 

+

Convolvulus Hawk-moth Agrius convolvuli 

 

at light

M Deans, J Chainey, J Spence & S Whitehouse

11-Jun

Ballycotton coastal cliffs

Cork

H5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

& Bordered Straw Heliothis peltigera

 

 

 

11-Jun

Ardee

Louth

H31

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Peter Phillips per MothsIreland newsgrp

11-Jun

Riverstown

Louth

H31

1

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

J178066

 

Enda Flynn

11-Jun

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X5698

day obs

Tony Bryant

11-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

Tony Bryant

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

10-Jun

Glenarm shore, Larne side

Antrim

H39

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

D318155

day obs

DG McBride per www.bcni.org.uk

10-Jun

Carrickavrantry

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

S5402

day obs

Tony Bryant

10-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

Tony Bryant

10-Jun

nr Goat Island, Ardoginna

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X1776

at light

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

09-Jun

Ardee

Louth

H31

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

at flowers

Peter Phillips per MothsIreland newsgrp

09-Jun

nr Goat Island, Ardoginna

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X1776

at light

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

08-Jun

Bleary

Down

H38

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

visiting Red Valerian

 

dusk obs

Stephen Foster per www.bcni.org.uk

08-Jun

Ardee

Louth

H31

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Peter Phillips per MothsIreland newsgrp

08-Jun

Kinsalebeg

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X1279

day obs

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

06-Jun

Callow, nr Derrygonnelly

Fermanagh

H33

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ian Rippey per MothsIreland newsgrp

06-Jun

Goat Island

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X1677

at light

PM Walsh

06-Jun

south of Cahore Point

Wexford

H12

 

3

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

T2145

day obs

Michael O'Donnell per MI newsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

05-Jun

Carnmoyne, Ahoghill

Antrim

H39

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

at flowers

 

 

Frank Turtle per MothsIreland newsgrp

05-Jun

Hogstown Bog, Ballyfotherly

Down

H38

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

day obs

 per MothsIreland newsgrp

05-Jun

Kinarla nr Enniskillen?

Fermanagh

H33

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ian Rippey per MothsIreland newsgrp

05-Jun

Ballycotton

Cork

H5

+

 

 

 

+

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Phil Davis per MothsIreland newsgrp

05-Jun

nr Mallow

Cork

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ken Bond per MothsIreland newsgrp

05-Jun

Ardee

Louth

H31

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Peter Phillips per MothsIreland newsgrp

05-Jun

Aughnagomaun, Horse & Jockey

Tipperary

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

S119502

at light

John Fogarty per MothsIreland newsgrp

05-Jun

nr Goat Island, Ardoginna

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X1776

at light

PM Walsh

05-Jun

Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578014

dawn obs

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

4&5 June

The Raven

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Eamonn O'Donnell per MInewsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

04-Jun

Carnmoyne, Ahoghill

Antrim

H39

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frank Turtle per www.bnci.org

 

Loughmacrory, Omagh

Tyrone

H36

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Catherine Bertrand per MInewsgrp

 

nr Strabane

Tyrone

H36

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catherine Bertrand per MI newsgrp

04-Jun

Ballycotton

Cork

H5

+

 

 

 

+

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Phil Davis per MothsIreland newsgrp

04-Jun

Ardee

Louth

H31

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Peter Phillips per MothsIreland newsgrp

04-Jun

Carrickavrantry

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

S5402

day obs

Tony Bryant

05-Jun

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

1

 

T2998

at light

Angus Tyner per MothsIreland newsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

03-Jun

Ardglass to St Patrick's Well

Down

H38

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Lyons per I Rippey/MId newsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

02-Jun

Ardee

Louth

H31

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

day obs

Peter Phillips per MothsIreland newsgrp

May 2010

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

31-May

Killard

Down

H38

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

day obs

John McClean per MothsIreland newsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

30-May

Sheepland, nr Ardglass

Down

H38

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ian Rippey per MothsIreland newsgrp

30-May

Murlough NNR, nr Dundrum

Down

H38

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ian Rippey per MothsIreland newsgrp

30-May

Ardee

Louth

H31

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Peter Phillips per MothsIreland newsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

29-May

Ardee

Louth

H31

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Peter Phillips per MothsIreland newsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

28-May

Newtown Cove, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X572996

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

24-May

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

23-May

Clare Glen, nr Tandragee

Armagh

H37

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Ian Rippey per MothsIreland newsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

22-May

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

18-May

Formoyle West, the Burren

Clare

H9

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Ian Rippey per MothsIreland newsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

17-May

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

15-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

National Moth Night

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

15-May

Tramore Burrow

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

S6100

day obs

Tony Bryant

15-May

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T2998

at light

Angus Tyner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

05-May

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

05-May

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

T2998

at light

Angus Tyner

April 2010

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

29-Apr

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

29-Apr

"

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

S578014

day obs

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

16-Apr

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T2998

at light

Angus Tyner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

10-Apr

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

04-Apr

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fresh-looking DSG

T2998

at light

Angus Tyner per MothsIreland newsgrp

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