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May 2006 archives   last updated 21 June 2007

Key to species

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

 

Blair's Mocha Cyclophora pupillaria

Delicate Mythimna vitellina

Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigera

(scroll right for 

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

scarcer species)

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

orange = first 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

May 2006                             Scroll right for scarcer species, methods and recorders; click underlined records for photos

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

31-May

Knockacaharna Wood

Waterford

H6

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S203022

day obs

PM Walsh

31-May

Tramore Sandhills

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S607004

day obs

T Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

29-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

X69

at light

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

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RV

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28-May

Rathgormuck/Clonea Power area

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

c.S3515

day obs

PM Walsh

28-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

28-May

Barnland, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T145638

day obs

M O'Donnell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Recorder

27-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

Delicate Mythimna vitellina

X69

at light

 

27-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

S578019

day + at light

T Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

26-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

1

4

5

 

X69

at light

PM Walsh

26-May

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

1

 

 

 

4

5

1

3

Bordered Straw Heliothis peltigera

T2998

at light

A Tyner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

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RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

25-May

Carnowen

Donegal

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

at light

R Sheppard

25-May

Stamullen

Meath

H22

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Gem Orthonama obstipata

O146662

at light

E O'Donnell

25-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

 

1

 

Delicate Mythimna vitellina

X69

at light

PM Walsh

25-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

25-May

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

1

 

 

 

1

6

1

4

Bordered Straw Heliothis peltigera

T2998

at light

A Tyner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

24-May

Ballyshannon Road Cutting

Donegal

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

R Sheppard

24-May

Gortnalaght Wood

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

c.S3302

day obs

PM Walsh

24-May

Tramore Sandhills

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Striped Hawk-moth Hyles livornica

S607004

day obs

T Bryant

24-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

S578019

dusk obs

T Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

23-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

S578019

dusk + at light

T Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

21-May

Rahan, nr Killavullen

Cork

H5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

W631980

at light

KGM Bond per MothsIreland newsgroup

21-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

2

 

X69

day obs

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

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RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

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20-May

Aglish/Goish Bridge area

Waterford

H6

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X1388/X1389

day obs

PM Walsh

20-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

2

2

3

11

3 Striped Hawk-moth, Delicate

X69

at light

PM Walsh

20-May

Barnland, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

T145638

at light

M O'Donnell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

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SY

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RV

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19-May

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigera

T2998

at light

A Tyner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

18-May

Glendaloughin

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bordered Straw Heliothis peltigera

S236163

 

S MacAmhalghaidh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

16-May

Stoneyford Reservoir

Antrim

H39

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

T Rolston per www.bcni.org.uk

16-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

1

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

16-May

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

T2998

at light

A Tyner

16-May

Barnland, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

T145638

at light

M O'Donnell

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

15-May

Tramore Sandhills

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

S607004

day obs

T Bryant

15-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

1

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

14-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

12

2

 

 

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

13-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

X69

at light

PM Walsh

13-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

2

 

 

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

12-May

Ecos Park

Antrim

H39

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

C Henry per www.bcni.org.uk

12-May

Oxford Island

Down

H38

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

T Rolston per www.bcni.org.uk

12-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

20

11

 

 

 

X69

dusk + at light

PM Walsh

12-May

Tramore Sandhills

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

S607004

day obs

T Bryant

12-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

5

 

 

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

12-May

Barnland, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

T145638

at light

M O'Donnell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

11-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

23

 

 

 

X69

day + at light

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

10-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

25

 

 

 

X69

day + at light

PM Walsh

10-May

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

T2998

at light

A Tyner

10-May

Barnland, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

1

2

 

 

 

T145638

at light

M O'Donnell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

09-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

75

 

1

 

X69

day + at light

PM Walsh

09-May

Barnland, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

T145638

at light

M O'Donnell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

08-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

X69

at light

PM Walsh

08-May

Barnland, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

1

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

T145638

at light

M O'Donnell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

07-May

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

X69

day obs

PM Walsh

07-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

07-May

Barnland, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

T145638

day obs

M O'Donnell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

06-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

05-May

Stamullen

Meath

H22

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

O146662

at light

E O'Donnell

05-May

Tramore Sandhills

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

S607004

day obs

T Bryant

05-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

S578019

day obs

T Bryant

05-May

Barnland, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

1

9

 

 

 

T145638

at light

M O'Donnell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

04-May

Stamullen

Meath

H22

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

O146662

at light

E O'Donnell

04-May

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

04-May

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

6

106

 

 

 

T2998

day + dusk + at light

A Tyner

04-May

Barnland, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

T145638

at light

M O'Donnell

04-May

Barnland Wood, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

 

 

T146638

at light

M O'Donnell

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