Moth trapping continues to provide plenty of interest with our fourth record of Sub-angled Wave and generally considered to be a migrant when they occur on the coast away from Folkestone. Other noteworthy moths included three Sussex Emeralds and singles of Sciota adelphella, Acrobasis suavella and Ancylosis oblitella. A Hummingbird Hawk-moth was seen on the wall at the Red and White gate There was also a small arrival of Red Admirals.
|Sub-angled Wave Scopula nigropunctata Dungeness 26th June 2020
|Ancylosis oblitella Dungeness 26th June 2020
Dungenes is a stronghold for this nationally scarce species
|Sciota adelphella Dungeness 26th June 2020
Another nationally rare moth and the fifth record from the Observatory trap.
|Red Hemp-nettle Dungeness 26th June 2020
Dungeness is a stronghold for this rapidly declining species and
here being visited by a Green-eyed Flower Bee. Anthophora bimaculata