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by phil kirk
Tue Oct 03, 2006 9:49 pm
Forum: 2006 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: More migrant moths from Belmont
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More migrant moths from Belmont

Steve Martin sends the following:

16/9/06 2 Scarce Bordered Straw
29/9/06 Convolvulus Hawk Moth
by phil kirk
Tue Sep 19, 2006 11:27 pm
Forum: 2006 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Another migrant moth
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Another migrant moth

Taken from the Lancashire Moth website www.lancashiremoths.co.uk:-

Vestal at Belmont 15th September (Steve Martin)

It is a very distinctive moth - there is a nice photo on the above site on the "what's about" page. Another in a good summer for migrant moths.
by phil kirk
Sun Sep 17, 2006 12:09 am
Forum: 2006 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Scarce Bordered Straw
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Views: 887

Scarce Bordered Straw

16/9/06 At my moth light trap this evening I had a Scarce Bordered Straw. Normally it is an uncommon migrant, but apparently quite a few this year. I believe this is the first Chorley record. Also had Centre Barred Sallow, Setaceous Hebrew Character, Black Rustic and a Shuttle Shaped Dart (presumabl...
by phil kirk
Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:20 pm
Forum: 2006 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Hummingbird Hawk
Replies: 1
Views: 1017

Another Hummingbird Hawk

Seen on the Lancashire Moths website "What's About" section:-

Sept 6th Humming-bird Hawk-moth, Euxton (E Langrish).
by phil kirk
Thu Sep 14, 2006 9:23 pm
Forum: 2006 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Hummingbird Hawk
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Hummingbird Hawk

14/9/06. Single Hummingbird Hawk Moth has been present almost daily at a garden near Rivington for the last two weeks. It is feeding exclusively on fuchsia.
Thanks Chris.
by phil kirk
Thu Sep 14, 2006 3:26 pm
Forum: 2006 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Guillemot at Heskin!
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Views: 1231

It wasn't a stuffed one escaped from the bric-a-brac stalls was it?
by phil kirk
Wed Sep 13, 2006 11:00 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Welcome to the Chorley Nats Forum
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Welcome to the Chorley Nats Forum

Welcome to the Chorley Nats Forum! Please use this forum to enter recent sightings in the Chorley area. If you wish to register, please use a clearly recognisable user name as we are plagued by spam and I delete any names which sound suspicious! Please also don't forget to send your records to edito...

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