The second in two recent public events led by Viridor. Today the emphasis was looking at the waste management operation and also the restoration
Noticed this cat playing with something in the obs garden
A zoom up revealed a Shrew sp.
Comma- quite a few butterflies in the warm and sunny conditions. Seemed to be a light passage of Red Admiral moving east to west.
50+ moths in the trap on Friday night. Mainly Vine's Rustic, Square-spot Rustic, Setaceous Hebrew Character and Pale Mottled Willow.
Lunar Underwing- the first for the year
A worn Flounced Rustic (cheers Billy)
Beetle sp- not one I've noticed before. The swollen hind legs makes it very distinctive. Roger Booth (aka Beetlejuice) ids it as Psylliodes chrysocephala).
Aberrant first-winter Herring Gull, overall pale with a broken, chequered tail band
The giant lego kit incinerator coming along