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Migrant moths & butterflies August-September 2006

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Migrant moths & butterflies 
(Co Waterford) August-September 2006
 
Scroll right for scarcer migrants, grid references & other details.
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Note that details here may include unverified reports and are subject to later updates or corrections.  Last updated 5 Oct 2006.   See also records for 2007Oct-Dec 2006, June-July and April-May 2006.
 

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

 

Dark Sword-

Hummingbird

Pearly

Small Mottled

Silver Y

Diamond-

Rusty-dot

Rush

Clouded

Painted

Red

 

grass

Hawk-moth

Underwing

Willow

 

back Moth

Pearl

Veneer

Yellow

Lady

Admiral

            '+' = "recorded", "some", "small numbers" etc;  '++' = "lots", "many" etc

September 2006
 
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
30-Sep Brownstown Head 1 1 2 5 Delicate X69 at light
30-Sep Tramore Town 2 1 S578019 125W MV
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
29-Sep Tramore Sandhills 3 1 S607004 day obs
29-Sep Tramore Town 1 1 1 S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
28-Sep Tramore Town 1 2 3 3 1 Palpita vitrealis, Scarce Bordered Straw S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
27-Sep Brownstown Head 1 X69 day obs
27-Sep Tramore Town 2 1 1 Convolvulus Hawk-moth, 2 Delicate S578019 125W MV
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
26-Sep Brownstown Head 3 1 Scarce Bordered Straw, 3 Delicate X69 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
25-Sep Glendaloughin 1 Convolvulus Hawk-moth S21 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
24-Sep Brownstown Head 35 3 1 1 Vestal X69 day obs
24-Sep Helvick Head 1 1 2 X3189 dusk obs
24-Sep Tramore Sandhills 1 8 2 60 2 1 Scarce Bordered Straw, 1 Vestal S607004 15W actinic + day obs
24-Sep Tramore Town 1 1 3 1 17 2 17 1 1 3 Delicate, Old World Webworm Hellula undalis, Antigastra catalaunalis, 2 Palpita vitrealis, 3 Scarce Bordered Straw, 3 Vestal S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
23-Sep Brownstown Head 1 1 2 15 Palpita vitrealis, 2 Delicate, 2 Scarce Bordered Straw X69 at light
23-Sep Clonmel (Waterford VC) 2 1 1 Gem, 1 Vestal S205220 15W actinic Skinner
23-Sep Glendaloughin 1 S21 at light
23-Sep Tramore Town 1 9 1 2 1 Delicate, 1 Palpita vitrealis S578019 125W MV
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
22-Sep Brownstown Head 1 5 6 Delicate, 1 Scarce Bordered Straw atb light
22-Sep Tramore Sandhills 1 1 6 1 4 S607004 day obs
22-Sep Tramore Town 1 1 2 1 1 Delicate, 2 Scarce Bordered Straw S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
21-Sep Tramore Town 2 1 S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
20-Sep Tramore Town 1 2 3 1 S578019 125W MV
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
17-Sep Ballylemon, Cappagh 1 day obs
17-Sep Brownstown Head 3 1 3 4 X69 day obs
17-Sep Tramore Sandhills 21 1 15 3 9 S607004 15W actinic + day obs
17-Sep Tramore Town 1 2 2 2 2 S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
16-Sep Brownstown Head 7 2 7 11 2 2 6 Delicate, 1 Vestal X69 at light + day obs
16-Sep Tramore Sandhills 23 26 1 14 S607004 15W actinic + day obs
16-Sep Tramore Town 2 1 6 1 2 1 1 Cosmopolitan S578019 125W MV + day obs
16-Sep west Waterford + ++ day obs
 

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Delicate (Mythimna vitellina) x 6, Brownstown Head, 22 Sept 2006 P.M. Walsh

 
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
15-Sep Brownstown Head 7 7 2 1 18 1 6 Delicate, 2 Scarce Bordered Straw, Nutmeg, Convolvulus Hawk-moth X69 at light (incl RA)
15-Sep Tramore Sandhills 189 61 24 S607004 day obs
15-Sep Tramore Town 3 2 7 1 9 4 2 S578019 125W MV + day obs
15-Sep Villierstown 2 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
14-Sep Tramore Sandhills 51 135 3 22 2 1 Bordered Straw, 2 Delicate S607004 15W actinic + day obs
14-Sep Tramore Town 2 4 12 4 2 1 Delicate S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
13-Sep Tramore Town 1 2 2 S578019 125W MV + dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
10-Sep Brownstown Head 340 18 5 6 3 X69 day obs
10-Sep Glendaloughin 1 1 Gem (male) S21 at light
10-Sep Tramore Sandhills 1 352 3 120 6 35 3 1 Scarce Bordered Straw S607004 15W actinic + day obs
10-Sep Tramore Town 1 1 6 8 3 Convolvulus Hawk-moth, 1 Palpita vitrealis S578019 125W MV
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
09-Sep Brownstown Head 19 5 31 6 Convolvulus Hawk-moth, Cosmopolitan, 3 Delicate, Scarce Bordered Straw X69 at light
09-Sep Ardmore Head 3 X1977 day obs
09-Sep other west Waterford sites 2 day obs
09-Sep Tramore Sandhills 1 670 52 5 43 1 Scarce Bordered Straw S607004 15W actinic + day obs
09-Sep Tramore Town 1 8 3 3 1 4 1 Scarce Bordered Straw, 1 Vestal, 1 White-speck S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
08-Sep Tramore Sandhills 563 41 11 34 4 1 Vestal S607004 day obs
08-Sep Tramore Town 5 2 2 3 4 1 Scarce Bordered Straw S578019 125W MV + day obs
08-Sep Waterford city: Grace Dieu Lower +
08-Sep Woodstown +
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
07-Sep Tramore Sandhills 53 14 4 15 2 S607004 day obs
07-Sep Tramore Town 1 56 1 2 2 2 1 Palpita vitrealis S578019 125W MV + day + dusk
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
06-Sep Brownstown Head 4 2 X69 day obs
06-Sep Ram Head ++ ++ 1 Bordered Straw X2076 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
05-Sep Brownstown Head 1 X69 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
03-Sep Brownstown Head 1 1 X69 day obs
03-Sep Tramore Sandhills 2 16 5 12 17 1 Delicate, 1 Scarce Bordered Straw S607004 15W actinic + day obs
03-Sep Tramore Town 11 2 67 4 1 Gem S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
02-Sep Brownstown Head 7 1 1 3 X69 at light
02-Sep Helvick Head 58 2 X3189 day obs
02-Sep Tramore Town 3 1 7 1 3 1 S578019 125W MV + day obs
02-Sep nr Youghal bridge 1 X1180 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
01-Sep Tramore Sandhills 6 3 2 2 S607004 15W actinic + day obs
01-Sep Tramore Town 4 2 S578019 125W MV + day obs

August 2006
 
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
Aug Saleen, Tramore Backstrand ++ (late Aug)
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
30-Aug Tramore Town 16 1 2 S578019 125W MV
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
29-Aug Tramore Sandhills 23 2 7 5 1 S607004 day obs
29-Aug Tramore Town 11 2 3 2 1 1 Bordered Straw S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
28-Aug Brownstown Head 1 X69 day obs
28-Aug Dunmore East 1 1 S6800 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
27-Aug Brownstown Head 3 10 1 38 1 1 Scarce Bordered Straw X69 day + at light
27-Aug The Cunnigar, Dungarvan 5 ++ X29 da obs
27-Aug Tramore Sandhills 3 S607004 15W actinic
27-Aug Tramore Town 1 1 14 1 4 12 2 1 1 Bordered Straw S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
26-Aug Ardmore Hd/Ram Hd 2
26-Aug Brownstown Head 1 2 5 43 1 3 X69 day + at light
26-Aug The Cunnigar, Dungarvan ++ X29 day obs
26-Aug Tramore Sandhills 7 1 14 1 Bordered Straw S607004 15W actinic + day obs
26-Aug Tramore Town 17 4 23 1 S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
25-Aug Brownstown Head 6 1 9 1 61 1 Delicate X69 at light
25-Aug Tramore Town 2 5 1 3 11 8 2 1 Ni Moth S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
24-Aug Tramore Sandhills 121 3 3 1 Bordered Straw S607004 day obs
24-Aug Tramore Town 43 2 5 5 1 S578019 125W MV + day + dusk
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
23-Aug Tramore Sandhills 19 1 9 6 6 1 Gem S607004 day obs
23-Aug Tramore Town 2 3 1 1 6 5 2 S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
20-Aug Brownstown Head 1 X69 day obs
20-Aug Tramore Town 1 S578019 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
19-Aug Brownstown Head 16 3 24 11 63 2 2 Gem X69 day obs + at light
19-Aug Tramore Sandhills 1 2 S607004 15W actinic
19-Aug Tramore Town 1 19 1 3 17 S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
18-Aug Tramore Sandhills 26 2 31 12 11 1 Bordered Straw S607004 day obs
18-Aug Tramore Town 1 9 2 4 34 1 4 3 S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
17-Aug Tramore Sandhills 11 3 32 4 S607004 day obs
17-Aug Tramore Town 3 2 3 3 4 1 Bordered Straw S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
16-Aug Tramore Sandhills 2 2 1 S607004 day obs
16-Aug Tramore Town 2 2 4 3 1 5 1 Bordered Straw, 1 Ni Moth S578019 125W MV + day obs
 

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Small Mottled Willow (Spodoptera exigua), Brownstown Head, 19 Aug 2006 P.M. Walsh

Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
14-Aug west Waterford + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
13-Aug Brownstown Head 1 3 10 7 X69 day obs
13-Aug Rathmoylan 1 3 1 5 X69 day obs
13-Aug Tramore Sandhills 1 1 9 3 5 2 1 Bordered Straw S607004 15W actinic + day obs
13-Aug Tramore Town 1 2 7 4 S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
12-Aug Brownstown Head 38 2 17 2 4 6 7 10 X69 day + at light
12-Aug Tramore Town 28 1 3 5 3 1 Bordered Straw, 1 Ni Moth S578019 125W MV + day + dusk
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
11-Aug Brownstown Head 41 1 9 2 2 X69 at light
11-Aug Tramore Sandhills 1 1 6 1 S607004 day obs
11-Aug Tramore Town 1 30 3 4 7 4 1 Bordered Straw S578019 125W MV + day + dusk
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
10-Aug Tramore Sandhills 3 3 1 S607004 day obs
10-Aug Tramore Town 2 1 11 1 1 8 8 S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
09-Aug Tramore Sandhills 5 2 11 5 1 2 Bordered Straw S607004 day obs
09-Aug Tramore Town 2 1 14 1 1 1 8 7 1 Bordered Straw, 1 Ni Moth S578019 125W MV + day + dusk
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
08-Aug Tramore Sandhills 11 2 16 7 3 1 Bordered Straw S607004 day obs
08-Aug Tramore Town 1 5 1 2 15 9 S578019 125W MV + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
07-Aug Brownstown Head 8 12 X69 day obs
07-Aug Saleen, Tramore Backstrand 3 5 4 S60 day obs
07-Aug Ram Head & Knockbrack Quarry 8+ X2076/X1482 day obs
07-Aug Tramore Town 3 22 1 4 1 S578019 125W MV + day + dusk
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
06-Aug Brownstown Head 173 1 79 2 16 1 X69 day + at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
05-Aug Brickey River, Dungarvan 1 X29 day obs
05-Aug Brownstown Head 9 4 5 3 6 2 7 X69 day + at light
05-Aug Corballymore 1 X6399 day obs
05-Aug Tramore Town 1 S578019 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
04-Aug Brownstown Head 22 6 29 17 2 1 Bordered Straw X69 at light
04-Aug Tramore Town 5 23 3 4 6 5 5 1 Bordered Straw S578019 125W MV + day obs
04-Aug Waterford City (Grange Hts) 4 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
03-Aug Tramore Town 2 1 9 3 4 1 9 6 1 Ni Moth [1st county record] S578019 125W MV + day obs
03-Aug Waterford City (Grange Hts) 7 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species Grid ref Method
02-Aug Ardmore Head 1 6 1 X1977 day + dusk obs
02-Aug Ram Head 2 1 X2076 day obs
02-Aug Tramore Town 1 15 1 1 4 3 S578019 125W MV + day obs
 

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Clouded Yellow (Colias croceus), west Waterford, 14 Aug 2006 A. Malcolm

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