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July-August 2007 archives           Last updated 19 Oct 2007

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

August 2007                    Scroll right for scarcer species, methods and recorders; click underlined species for photos

Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
31-Aug Brownstown Head Waterford H6 2 1 X6298 at light PM Walsh
31-Aug Great Newtown Hd, Tramore Waterford H6 2 3 X5698 at light Tony Bryant
31-Aug Tramore sandhills Waterford H6 2 S607004 day obs Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
30-Aug Brownstown Head Waterford H6 1 X6298 at light PM Walsh
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
29-Aug Tramore town Waterford H6 1 S578019 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
28-Aug Cahernaleague, Ballinamult 1 S200066 day obs JJ Cahill
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
26-Aug Tramore town Waterford H6 1 S578019 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
25-Aug Brownstown Head Waterford H6 3 1 X6298 at light PM Walsh
25-Aug Great Newtown Hd, Tramore Waterford H6 2 3 1 X5698 at light Tony Bryant
25-Aug Tramore sandhills Waterford H6 1 S607004 day obs Tony Bryant
25-Aug Tramore town Waterford H6 1 Four-spotted Footman Lithosia quadra S578019 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
24-Aug Sheepland, nr Ardglass Down H38 1 Ian Rippey per Migrant Recorders Network
24-Aug Brownstown Head Waterford H6 1 1 X6298 at light PM Walsh
24-Aug Tramore town Waterford H6 1 1 S578019 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
23-Aug Tramore sandhills Waterford H6 1 S607004 day obs Tony Bryant
23-Aug Tramore town Waterford H6 1 S578019 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
21-Aug Lisburn Antrim H39 Great Brocade Eurois occulta Ted Rolston
21-Aug Helen's Bay Down H38 Great Brocade Trevor Boyd per Ted Rolston
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
18-Aug Brownstown Head Waterford H6 1 Convolvulus Hawk-moth Agrius convolvuli X6298 at light PM Walsh
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
16-Aug Tramore town Waterford H6 1 S578019 at light + day Tony Bryant

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

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Method

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12-Aug

Murlough NNR

Down

H38

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Crory et al. per www.bcni.org.uk

12-Aug

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

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11-Aug

Helen's Bay

Down

H38

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

National Moth Night

J453825

at light

Trevor Boyd per MothsIreland newsgroup

11-Aug

Helvick Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

"

X3189

at light

PM Walsh

11-Aug

Mine Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

1

"

X2882

at light

JJ Cahill/PM Walsh

11-Aug

Little Saltee

Wexford

H12

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

on honeysuckle

cX9699

dusk obs

David Cabot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

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10-Aug

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

2

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

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05-Aug

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

05-Aug

Ballycullinan L., Corofin

Clare

H9

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

R2886

 

Ian Rippey per MothsIreland newsgroup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

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02-Aug

Kylemore Abbey, Connemara

Galway

H16

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L7458

 

Ian Rippey per MothsIreland newsgroup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

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01-Aug

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

Gem Orthonama obstipata

S578019

at light + day

Tony Bryant

July 2007                                 Scroll right for scarcer species, methods and recorders; click underlined records for photos
 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

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RdP

RV

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31-Jul

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Striped Hawk-moth Hyles livornica

S578019

dusk obs

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

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RV

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30-Jul

Cooloorta, Boston

Clare

H9

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

R3496

 

Ian Rippey per MothsIreland newsgroup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

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29-Jul

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

S578019

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Recorder

28-Jul

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

28-Jul

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578019

day obs

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

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Recorder

27-Jul

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

Delicate Mythimna vitellina

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

27-Jul

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

X5698

at light

Tony Bryant

27-Jul

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

S578019

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

26-Jul

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

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25-Jul

Ram Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X1977

day obs

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

24-Jul

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

X5698

day obs

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

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Method

Recorder

23-Jul

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

X5698

day obs

Tony Bryant

23-Jul

Tramore sandhills

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S607004

at light

Tony Bryant

23-Jul

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

S578019

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

21-Jul

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

Delicate Mythimna vitellina

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

19-Jul

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

3

 

 

 

X5698

at light + day

Tony Bryant

19-Jul

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

1

 

 

 

S578019

at light

Tony Bryant

19-Jul

Magheramore

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

on sunflower

T316884

nectaring

Aynia Brennan

19-Jul

Wicklow Town outskirts

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

T333928

day obs

Aynia Brennan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

17-Jul

Riverstown

Louth

H31

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

Enda Flynn

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

12-Jul

Glendaloughin

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White-speck Mythimna unipuncta

S236163

at light

Stiof MacAmhalghaidh

12-Jul

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

X5698

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

11-Jul

Stamullen

Meath

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

O146662

 

Eamon O'Donnell per MothsIreland newsgroup

11-Jul

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

10-Jul

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

2 Delicate Mythimna vitellina

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

10-Jul

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

S578019

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

07-Jul

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 Delicate Mythimna vitellina (one a retrap)

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

06-Jul

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 Delicate Mythimna vitellina

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

02-Jul

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

S578019

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

01-Jul

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

Tony Bryant

Records here may include unverified reports, are subject to later updates or corrections, and are not a complete listing.  They should not be quoted in print publications without first checking with the webpage compilers.  All photographs are the named photographer.  General content the Irish Moth & Butterfly Group.