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Migrant moths and butterflies Jan-June 2009

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Migrant moths and butterflies 
(Co Waterford) 2008
 
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Note that details here may include unverified reports and are subject to later updates or corrections.  Last updated 9 April 2009. 
 
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
June 2009

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

30-Jun

Tramore town

 

2

 

 

1

8

2

2

15

 

1

 

also 82 Large Yellow Underwing (obvious influx)

S578014

at light

30-Jun

"

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

dawn obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

29-Jun

Tramore Burrow

 

 

 

 

 

6

3

 

6

 

14

 

 

S6100

day obs

29-Jun

Tramore saltmarsh/embankments

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

51

 

 

 

 

S6000

day obs

29-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

21

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

28-Jun

near Kilmacthomas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

1

 

S40

day obs

28-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

3

7

 

24

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

27-Jun

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X6298

day obs

27-Jun

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

27-Jun

Ballylinch / Briska, Lemybrien

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

1

 

S30

day obs

 

Tankardstown, nr Bunmahon

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

X449986

at light

27-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

26-Jun

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

2

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

X569989

at light

26-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

25-Jun

Helvick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

X38

day obs

25-Jun

Power's Cross Rd, Ballinamult

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

day obs

25-Jun

Tramore Burrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

S6100

at light

25-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

24-Jun

Tramore embankments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

23-Jun

Tramore Burrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

S6100

at light

23-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S578014

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

22-Jun

Tramore Burrow

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S6100

at light

22-Jun

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

S6100

day obs

22-Jun

Tramore saltmarsh/embankments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

S6000

day obs

22-Jun

Tramore town

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

21-Jun

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

X6298

day obs

21-Jun

Ballinlough / Ballylaneen area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

S4202/S4303

day obs

21-Jun

Kilmoylin, nr Kilmacthomas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

S408053

day obs

21-Jun

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X569989

at light

21-Jun

Tramore Burrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

S6100

day obs

21-Jun

Tramore saltmarsh/embankments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

S6000

day obs

21-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
20-Jun Brownstown Head 1 X6298 at light
20-Jun " 2 1 X69 day obs
20-Jun Carrickavrantry 1 S5502 day obs
20-Jun Mahon Bridge /Kilrossanty area 5 S30 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
19-Jun Ballyvooney Cove 1 X381972 at light
19-Jun Brownstown Head 1 X6298 at light
19-Jun Mount Stewart, nr Dungarvan c20 day obs
19-Jun Tramore town 1 S578014 at light
19-Jun " 1 S578014 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
18-Jun Tramore town 1 S578014 dusk obs
18-Jun " 1 S578014 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
17-Jun Tramore town 1 S578014 dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
15-Jun Great Newtown Hd, Tramore 1 1 X5698 day obs
15-Jun Newtown Cove, Tramore 1 1 X5799 day obs
15-Jun Tramore town 1 2 S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
14-Jun Aughatriscar, nr Kilrossanty 1 S303048 day obs
14-Jun Brownstown Head 1 1 X6298 day obs
14-Jun Ballykilmurry area, nr Kilrossanty 1 14 S30C day obs
14-Jun Carrickavrantry 1 1 S5501 day obs
14-Jun nr Comeraghmountain 4 S3006/S3106 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
13-Jun Brownstown Head 2 X6298 at light
13-Jun nr Knockaderry Reservoir 4 S4806/S4805 day obs
13-Jun Lisselan, Tramore Backstrand 1 S60B day obs
13-Jun nr Slivenamona, Kill 1 15 S40M day obs
13-Jun Tramore town 1 1 S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
12-Jun Brownstown Head 1 X6298 at light
12-Jun Cliff Road, Tramore 1 S5700 day obs
12-Jun Great Newtown Hd, Tramore 1 1 10 X5698 day obs
12-Jun Newtown Cove, Tramore 4 Bordered Straw X5799 day obs
12-Jun Tramore town 3 S578014 at light
Newport 4 X0884 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
11-Jun Tramore Burrow 8 S6100 day obs
11-Jun Tramore saltmarsh/embankments 7 S6000 day obs
11-Jun Tramore town 1 S578014 at light
11-Jun " 1 S578014 dusk obs

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

10-Jun

Garrynagree / Scordaun, Drum Hills

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

62

1

 

X28

day obs

10-Jun

Ardmore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

X1977

day obs

10-Jun

Ram Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

 

 

X1976/X2076

day obs

10-Jun

Cliff Road, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

S5700

day obs

10-Jun

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

52

 

 

X5698

day obs

10-Jun

Newtown Cove, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

X5799

day obs

10-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

S578014

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

09-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

08-Jun

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

16

 

 

X5698

day obs

08-Jun

Newtown Cove, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

X5799

day obs

08-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

08-Jun

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

S578014

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

07-Jun

SE of Kilsheelan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

S292225

day obs

07-Jun

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

06-Jun

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

X6298

day obs

06-Jun

nr Kill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

S4602/S4603

day obs

06-Jun

nr Castlecraddockbog

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

S4802/S4902

day obs

06-Jun

Dunhill Castle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

S5000

day obs

06-Jun

Tramore Burrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

S6100

day obs

06-Jun

Tramore saltmarsh/embankments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

S6000

day obs

Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
05-Jun Brownstown Head 4 X6298 at light
05-Jun " 1 X6298 day obs
05-Jun Cliff Road, Tramore 4 S5700 day obs
05-Jun Great Newtown Hd, Tramore 50 X5698 day obs
05-Jun Newtown Cove, Tramore 14 X5799 day obs
05-Jun Tramore town 1 1 S578014 dusk obs
05-Jun Corballymore 1 S6300 day obs
05-Jun Kilclooney forest 3 S351099 day obs
05-Jun nr Lisnakill Cross Roads 1 S5407 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
04-Jun Brownstown Head 3 1 Striped Hawk-moth (new individual) X6298 at light
04-Jun " 8 day + dusk obs
04-Jun Drum Hills 1 4 1 X18/X28 day obs
04-Jun Tramore Burrow 3 13 S6100 day obs
04-Jun Tramore saltmarsh/embankments 1 9 S6000 day obs
04-Jun Tramore Backstrand 1 S60 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
03-Jun Carrickavrantry 2 6 S5501/S5502 day obs
03-Jun Knockanduff, Tramore 2 S5601 day obs
03-Jun Tramore town 1 Ni Moth + Bordered Straw S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
02-Jun Ballinattin, Tramore Backstrand 2 2 1 S5803/S5902 day obs
02-Jun Belle Lake 1 3 1 S60S day obs
02-Jun Brownstown Head 10 10 2 X69 day obs
02-Jun Corbally / Rinnashark 40 day obs
02-Jun Great Newtown Hd, Tramore 11 2 X569989 at light
02-Jun " 1 1 X569989 day obs
02-Jun Newtown Cove, Tramore 2 X5799 day obs
02-Jun Tramore town 6 S578014 at light
02-Jun " 2 S5701 dusk obs
02-Jun " 2 S578014 day obs
02-Jun Tramore road 1 S50W day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
01-Jun Brownstown Head 2 1 3 X6298 at light
01-Jun " 1 1 X6298 day obs
01-Jun nr Pouldrew 1 S5012 day obs
01-Jun Ballynaclogh North 2 S50M day obs
01-Jun Great Newtown Hd, Tramore 2 1 9 2 Bordered Straw X569989 at light
01-Jun Tramore town 5 1 S578014 at light
01-Jun Tramore Burrow 6 1 7 S6100 day obs
01-Jun Tramore saltmarsh/embankments 3 coming in off the sea S6000 day obs

 
May 2009

Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
31-May Brownstown Head 94 1 25 3 Striped Hawk-moth X69 day + dusk obs
31-May " 1 3 1 1 X6298 at light
31-May Portlaw / Curraghmore area 1 94 1 most PLs flying W to NW S41 day obs
Ballyshunnock to Saleen road 22 day obs
31-May Great Newtown Head 6 22 5 Bordered Straw & Striped Hawk-moth X569989 at light
31-May Tramore Burrow 8 104 S6100 day obs
31-May Tramore town 3 S578014 at light
31-May " 4 1 S578014 dusk + day obs
31-May Tramore saltmarsh/embankments 3 30 S6000 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
30-May Brownstown Head 81 138 7 X69 day obs
30-May " 2 1 X6298 at light
30-May Mahon Bridge / Lemybrien area 4 785 most PLs flying NNW S30 day obs
Lemybrien to Corbally road 30 day obs
30-May Tramore Burrow 60 1 415 S6100 day obs
30-May Tramore saltmarsh/embankments 141 1 237 1 S5900/S6000 day obs
30-May Tramore town 2 6 S578014 at light
30-May " 12 8 S578014 dusk + day obs
30-May Newtown Cove 3 X5799 day obs
30-May Fiddown 2 day obs
30-May NBDC, Carriganore 6 day obs
30-May Kilmeaden 6 day obs
30-May Ram Head + day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL