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Old 18-06-17, 05:39 PM
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I have recently had ago at moth light trap, and it is amazing what is flying our small garden at night.

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Old 18-06-17, 05:48 PM
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Just a couple more of these interesting insects.

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Excellent moths Woody.

I see you're now famous - congratulations on your rare find this morning
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I agree with Stuart....excellent moths Martin!

I also set a moth trap when time allows as it is time consuming. It is interesting to see what inhabits the garden after dark!!!
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Old 10-07-17, 12:28 PM
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Excellent moths Woody.

I see you're now famous - congratulations on your rare find this morning
Come on Stuart.....elaborate please.
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Come on Stuart.....elaborate please.
I don't want to steal his thunder, I'm sure he'll be back to tell us about it soon!
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I don't want to steal his thunder, I'm sure he'll be back to tell us about it soon!
Fair comment! We will give Martin an hour from this post then.
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Fair comment! We will give Martin an hour from this post then.
An hour I've been at work all day since 7.30am, just got back home though did see your post but could not remember my password, so had to wait until I got home.

Any way Thanks Stuart, What Stuart is referring to is on the 8th July at my local patch I found a Scarlet Darter and possable the 1st for Dorset
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Old 11-07-17, 05:26 PM
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Very nice a lovely creature, well spotted.
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An hour I've been at work all day since 7.30am, just got back home though did see your post but could not remember my password, so had to wait until I got home.

Any way Thanks Stuart, What Stuart is referring to is on the 8th July at my local patch I found a Scarlet Darter and possable the 1st for Dorset
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That is a fantastic find Martin for the UK! Congratulations!!

You will now have another string to your bow...finding rare Odonata in the UK!

Enjoy your well deserved fame.
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