The sea was also quiet except for a short run of ten Arctic Skuas and some Sandwich Terns in the afternoon.
At least ten Porpoises were feeding offshore.
A Clouded Yellow and at least 10 Painted Ladies were seen.
An evening search for orthoptera produced a female Sickle-bearing Bush-cricket and hundreds of singing Tree Crickets.
Four Delicates were the best the Observatory moth traps could come up with but Martin Casemore trapping at his house in Lydd really came up with the goods when he found this sensational Oleander Hawk-moth in his trap.
|Oleander Hawk-moth Daphnis nerii Lydd 17th September 2018|