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Migrant moths and butterflies June-August 2007

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Migrant moths and butterflies 
(Co Waterford) June-August 2007
 
Scroll right for scarcer migrants, grid references & other details.
Click underlined species for photos.  
Note that details here may include unverified reports and are subject to later updates or corrections.  Last updated 15 October 2007.   See also January-May 2007earlier records (2006) .
 
DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV PL RA CY
Dark Hummingbird Pearly Small Mottled Silver Y Diamond- Rusty-dot Rush Painted Red Clouded
Sword-grass Hawk-moth Underwing Willow back Moth Pearl Veneer Lady Admiral Yellow
Agrotis Macroglossum Peridroma Spodoptera Autographa Plutella Udea Nomophila Vanessa Vanessa Colias
ipsilon stellatarum saucia exigua gamma xylostella ferrugalis noctuella cardui atalanta croceus

August

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

31-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

1

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

31-Aug

Great Newtown Head, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

X5698

at light

31-Aug

Tramore sandhills

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

4

1

 

S607004

day obs

31-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

S578019

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

30-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

30-Aug

Great Newtown Head, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

X5698

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

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Method

29-Aug

Tramore sandhills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

S607004

day obs

29-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

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Method

28-Aug

Cahernaleague, Ballinamult

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S200066

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

26-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S578019

at light + day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

25-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

1

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

25-Aug

Great Newtown Head, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

3

1

 

 

 

 

X5698

at light

25-Aug

Tramore sandhills

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

S607004

day obs

25-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

Four-spotted Footman Lithosia quadra

S578019

at light + day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

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Method

24-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

24-Aug

The Cunnigar, Dungarvan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

X29

day obs

24-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

S578019

at light + day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

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Method

23-Aug

Tramore sandhills

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

S607004

day obs

23-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

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Method

19-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

X6197/X6298

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

18-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

Convolvulus Hawk-moth Agrius convolvuli

X6298

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

16-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

4

 

S578019

at light + day

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

15-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

S578019

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

13-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X6298

day obs

13-Aug

Kilmurrin Cove

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X4698

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

12-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

1

 

X6298

at light + day obs

12-Aug

Mine Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

X2882

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

11-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X6298

day obs

11-Aug

Helvick Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

X3189

at light

11-Aug

Mine Head

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X2882

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

10-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

06-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X6298

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

05-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

04-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

X6298

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

02-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

S578019

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

01-Aug

Kilmeaden Pools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15+

 

c.S5107

day obs

01-Aug

Cliff Road, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X5799

day obs

01-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

Gem Orthonama obstipata

S578019

at light + day

July
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
31-Jul Tramore town 3 Striped Hawk-moth Hyles livornica S578019 dusk + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
30-Jul Ballinknock 2 X2496 day obs
30-Jul Cliff Road, Tramore 3 X5799 day obs
30-Jul Newtown Glen Wood, Tramore 1 X5699 day obs
30-Jul Tramore town 2 S578019 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
29-Jul Brownstown Head 6 X6298 day obs
28-Jul Caliso Bay 4 X1376 day obs
29-Jul Tramore town 2 1 S578019 at light + day
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
28-Jul Brownstown Head 11 1 1 X6298 at light + day obs
28-Jul nr Carrowgarriff Forest 11 X2098/2099 day obs
28-Jul Tramore town 1 2 S578019 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
27-Jul Brownstown Head 4 Delicate Mythimna vitellina X6298 at light
27-Jul Great Newtown Head, Tramore 1 1 X5698 at light
27-Jul Tramore town 1 2 S578019 at light + day
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
26-Jul Tramore town 1 2 at light + day
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
25-Jul Ram Head 1 1 X1977 day obs
25-Jul Tramore town 1 S578019 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
24-Jul Great Newtown Head, Tramore 2 X5698 day obs
X5698
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
23-Jul Cliff Road, Tramore 1 X5799 day obs
23-Jul Great Newtown Head, Tramore 2 X5698 day obs
23-Jul Tramore sandhills 1 1 S607004 at light
23-Jul Tramore town 1 1 S578019 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
22-Jul Brownstown Head 8 X69 day obs
22-Jul Tramore town 3 S578019 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
21-Jul Brownstown Head 3 Delicate Mythimna vitellina X6298 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
19-Jul Great Newtown Head, Tramore 1 3 1 X5698 at light + day
19-Jul Tramore town 2 1 S578019 at light

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

12-Jul

Glendaloughin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White-speck Mythimna unipuncta

S236163

at light

12-Jul

Great Newtown Head, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

X5698

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

11-Jul

Tramore town

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

10-Jul

Brownstown Head

 

1

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

2 Delicate Mythimna vitellina

X6298

at light

10-Jul

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

08-Jul

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X6298

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

07-Jul

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 Delicate Mythimna vitellina (1 retrap)

X6298

at light

07-Jul

south of Lismore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X0597

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

06-Jul

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 Delicate Mythimna vitellina

X6298

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

02-Jul

Tramore town

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

01-Jul

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

X69

day obs

01-Jul

Tramore town

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

June

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

29-Jun

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

X6298

day obs

29-Jun

Cliff Road, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X5799

day obs

29-Jun

Newtown Glen Wood, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X5699

day obs

29-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light + day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

27-Jun

Camphire (lower Blackwater)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X0692

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

24-Jun

Ballydurn area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

S4011

day obs

24-Jun

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

X69

day obs

24-Jun

Mothel area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

5

 

S3817/S3916

day obs

24-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

dusk obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

23-Jun

Barranastook forest, Drum Hills

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

X1690

day obs

23-Jun

Brownstown Head

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

3

 

 

 

3

 

X69

at light

23-Jun

Coolatoor/Aughanorrick area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

X1693

day obs

23-Jun

Newtown Glen Wood, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

X5699

at light

23-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

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Method

22-Jun

Brownstown Head

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

1

1

 

 

1

Delicate Mythimna vitellina

X69

at light + day obs

22-Jun

Great Newtown Head, Tramore

 

1

 

 

 

1

2

1

 

 

 

 

 

X5698

at light

22-Jun

Newtown Glen Wood, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

X5699

at light

22-Jun

Tramore sandhills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

S607004

day obs

22-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

22-Jun

Lismore town

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

S00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method

21-Jun

Tramore town

 

3

 

 

 

2

1

2

 

 

 

 

Scarce Bordered Straw 

S578019

at light

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

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Method

19-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

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Method