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September-December 2007 archives           Last updated Dec 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

December 2007                    Scroll right for scarcer species, methods and recorders

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

18-Dec

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

November 2007                    Scroll right for scarcer species, methods and recorders

Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
26-Nov 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
25-Nov Tramore town Waterford H6 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
24-Nov Tramore town Waterford H6 White-speck Mythimna unipuncta S578019 at light T Bryant
24-Nov 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
14-Nov Tramore town Waterford H6 2 1 2 S578019 at light T Bryant
14-Nov Cronykeery Wicklow H20 2 3 T2998 at light Angus Tyner
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
13-Nov Tramore town Waterford H6 3 S578019 at light T Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
10-Nov Brownstown Head Waterford H6 2 X6298 at light PM Walsh
10-Nov 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
07-Nov 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
04-Nov Tramore town Waterford H6 1 3 S578019 at light T Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
03-Nov Tramore town Waterford H6 1 1 Crocidosema plebejana S578019 at light T Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
02-Nov Tramore town Waterford H6 1 2 Gem, 3 Crocidosema plebejana S578019 at light T Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
01-Nov Cronykeery Wicklow H20 1 T2998 at light Angus Tyner
01-Nov Tramore Sandhills Waterford H6 1 S607004 day obs T Bryant
01-Nov Tramore town Waterford H6 2 S578019 at light T Bryant

October 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-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 1 3 S578019 at light Tony Bryant
31-Oct 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
30-Oct Newtown Glen Wood, Tramore Waterford H6 3 X5699 at light Tony Bryant
30-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 4 Vestal Rhodometra sacraria, Crocidosema plebejana S578019 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
29-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 1 X6198 day obs PM Walsh
29-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 2 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
28-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 1 2 1 5 Delicate Mythimna vitellina + Gem Orthonama obstipata X6298 at light PM Walsh
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
27-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 1 Crocidosema plebejana S578019 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
26-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 1 1 Crocidosema plebejana 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-Oct Tramore Sandhills Waterford H6 1 S607004 day obs Tony Bryant
25-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 1 2 1 Gem Orthonama obtstipata, 2 Crocidosema plebejana 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-Oct Howth cliff walk Dublin H21 nectaring at Escallonia O266379 day obs Frank Smyth
24-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 1 X6298 day obs PM Walsh
24-Oct Great Newtown Hd, Tramore Waterford H6 1 1 X5698 day obs Tony Bryant
24-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 1 Crocidosema plebejana 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-Oct Ballycotton Cork H5 1 NT Keogh & B Porter per www.butterflyireland.com
23-Oct Newtown Glen Wood, Tramore Waterford H6 1 X5699 at light Tony Bryant
23-Oct Tramore Sandhills Waterford H6 1 S607004 day obs Tony Bryant
23-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 1 2 2 Gem, Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigera S578019 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
22-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 4 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-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 3 1 Gem Orthonama obstipata S578019 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
20-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 4 1 X6298 at light + ivy PM Walsh
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
19-Oct Newtown Glen Wood, Tramore Waterford H6 1 3 Crocidosema plebejana X5699 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
18-Oct Newtown Glen Wood, Tramore Waterford H6 1 3 X5699 at light Tony Bryant
18-Oct 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
17-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 2 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
14-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 2 1 1 European Moth Night 11-15 Oct 2007 X69 day obs PM Walsh
14-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 1 2 1 S578019 at light + dusk Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
6/13-Oct Cape Clear Island Cork H3 + + + + Delicate Mythimna vitellina + Gem Orthonama obstipata V92 at light Eamonn O'Donnell
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
13-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 2 4 European Moth Night 11-15 Oct 2007 X6298 at light PM Walsh
13-Oct 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
12-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 2 1 European Moth Night 11-15 Oct 2007 X6298 at light PM Walsh
12-Oct Newtown Farm Waterford H6 1 Gem Orthonama obstipata X189828 at light Vince Giavarini 
12-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 1 Crocidosema plebejana S578019 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
11-Oct Great Newtown Hd, Tramore Waterford H6 1 X5698 day obs Tony Bryant
11-Oct Tramore town Waterford H6 2 S578019 at light Tony Bryant
11-Oct Cronykeery Wicklow H20 1 European Moth Night 11-15 Oct 2007 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-Oct Tramore sandhills Waterford  H6 1 S607004 day obs Tony Bryant
10-Oct Tramore town Waterford  H6 4 Delicate Mythimna vitellina + Palpita vitrealis S578019 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
09-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 1 1 3 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
08-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 5 X6298 at light PM Walsh
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
07-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 4 X6298 at light PM Walsh
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
06-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 2 X6298 at light PM Walsh
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
05-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 1 X6298 at light PM Walsh
05-Oct Newtown Farm Waterford H6 2 Delicate Mythimna vitellina X189828 at light Vince Giavarini 
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
04-Oct Ardmore Head Waterford H6 1 X1977 day obs PM Walsh
04-Oct Brownstown Head Waterford H6 1 2 1 1 X6298 at light PM Walsh
04-Oct Helvick Head Waterford H6 1 X3189 day obs PM Walsh
04-Oct Paulsworth, nr Ardmore Waterford H6 2 X2180 day obs PM Walsh
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
01-Oct Navan Fort Armagh H37 1-3 Ian Rippey per www.bcni.org.uk

September 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
29-Sep 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
28-Sep Brownstown Head Waterford H6 1 X6298 at light PM Walsh
28-Sep 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
23-Sep Brownstown Head Waterford H6 2 X69 day obs PM Walsh
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
22-Sep 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
21-Sep 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
16-Sep 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
15-Sep Tramore sandhills Waterford  H6 3 S607004 day obs Tony Bryant
15-Sep Tramore town Waterford  H6 1 S578019 dusk obs Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
14-Sep Great Newtown Hd, Tramore Waterford  H6 1 X5698 day obs Tony Bryant
14-Sep 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
13-Sep Magheramore Wicklow H20 1 T316884 Aynia Brennan
13-Sep 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
12-Sep 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
08-Sep Tramore sandhills Waterford  H6 7 S607004 day obs Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
07-Sep Brownstown Head Waterford H6 1 X6298 at light PM Walsh
07-Sep 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
06-Sep Tramore sandhills Waterford  H6 5 S607004 at light + day obs Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
05-Sep W of Kenmare Kerry H1 1 V8971 Ian Rippey per MothsIreland newsgroup
05-Sep Great Newtown Hd, Tramore Waterford  H6 1 1 X5698 at light Tony Bryant
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
04-Sep Inch, Whitegate Cork H5 Death's-head Hawk Moth Acherontia atropos W8761 found Emma Duhig per D Nash/MothsIreland newsgroup
larva (yellow form, c7 cm) among potatoes
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
03-Sep Murlough NNR Down H38 1 N Warnock per www.bcni.org.uk
03-Sep Dereenatloghtan, Boston Clare H9 2 M3701 Ian Rippey per MothsIreland newsgroup
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
02-Sep Tramore sandhills Waterford  H6 1 S607004 at light Tony Bryant
02-Sep 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
01-Sep Newtown Glen Wood, Tramore Waterford  H6 1 X5699 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.