So after the disappointment of watching Wales lose to Ronaldo I need a pick me up, so trap out, moth net at the ready for any early arrivals.
It didn't take long before the first Moths came in.
Small Magpie turned out to be the most numerous moth of the night with 6
They were shortly followed by an invasion of Arches
One of the more common Moths of the garden, a Large Yellow Underwing, named after it's stunning orange/yellow hindwings.
A very worn Heart and Club
Beautiful Golden Y
Small Dusty Wave
The only Hawkmoth of the night, an Elephant Hawkmoth.
The first Swallowtail Moths of the year :)
Other Moths from the night were Snout, Riband Wave, Bee Moth, Small Angle Shades, Bright-Line Brown-eye, Marbled Minor, Uncertain, Common Footman and Heart and Darts.
In total there were 58 moths of 27 species.
Mothing is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get ;)