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Migrant moths and butterflies July-August 2009

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Migrant moths and butterflies 
(Co Waterford) July-August 2009
 
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.
 
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 2009

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

30-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X6197

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

29-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

29-Aug

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

1

 

X69

day obs

29-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

9

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

29-Aug

"

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

29-Aug

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

S5701

day obs

29-Aug

Tramore Burrow

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

7

 

8

1

 

S6100

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

28-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

1

 

 

 

2

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

28-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

28-Aug

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

5

 

S5701

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

27-Aug

Tramore town

 

1

 

 

 

3

1

 

8

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

27-Aug

"

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

27-Aug

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S5701

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

26-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

15

 

 

 

1 Crocidosema plebejana

S578014

at light

26-Aug

"

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

26-Aug

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

 

S5701

day obs

26-Aug

Tramore Burrow

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

S6100

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

25-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

25-Aug

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

S5701

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

22-Aug

Ballyvooney Cove

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

day obs

22-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

22-Aug

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

4

 

X6298

day obs

22-Aug

Dunhill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

day obs

22-Aug

Fenor Bog

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

day obs

 

near Saleen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

X630999

day obs

22-Aug

Stradbally

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

21-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

21-Aug

"

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buddleia & Hebe

X6298

dusking

Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
17-Aug Hillside Grove, Dunmore Rd 2 4 day obs
17-Aug Tramore Burrow 2 5 S6100 day obs
17-Aug Tramore saltmarsh and embankments 1 S6000 day obs
17-Aug Tramore town 8 11 S5701 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
16-Aug Brownstown Head 1 1 X6298 day obs
16-Aug Tramore town 2 1 4 S578014 at light
16-Aug " 18 S578014 dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
15-Aug Brownstown Head 3 5 1 X6298 at light
15-Aug " 5 X6298 dusk obs
15-Aug " 4 X6298 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
14-Aug Brownstown Head 4 X6298 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
13-Aug Great Newtown Head, Tramore 175 5 4 3 X5698 day obs
13-Aug Newtown Cove, Tramore 15 3 3 X5799 day obs
13-Aug Tramore town 1 3 1 4 S578014 at light
13-Aug " 9 5 S5701 day obs
13-Aug " 25 S578014 dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
12-Aug Tramore Burrow 1 S6100 day obs
12-Aug Tramore saltmarsh and embankments 1 2 S6000 day obs
12-Aug Tramore town 1 3 S5701 day obs
12-Aug " 37 S578014 dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
11-Aug Cliff Road, Tramore 1 S5700 day obs
11-Aug Great Newtown Head, Tramore 200 1 4 X5698 day obs
11-Aug Newtown Cove, Tramore 17 1 X5799 day obs
11-Aug Tramore town 1 4 6 4 1 Four-spotted Footman S578014 at light
11-Aug " 3 3 S5701 day obs
11-Aug " 70 S578014 dusk obs

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

09-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

08-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

07-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

05-Aug

Collins Ave, Waterford city

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

++

 

Comma butterfly (1st county?)

S61

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

02-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

01-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

2

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

01-Aug

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

X6198

day obs

July 2009

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

30-Jul

Carrickavrantry 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

S5501/S5502

day obs

30-Jul

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

S5701

day/dusk obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

29-Jul

nr Goat Island, Ardmore

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X171769

at light

29-Jul

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

42

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X5698

day obs

29-Jul

Newtown Cove, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X5799

day obs

29-Jul

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

27-Jul

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S5701

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

26-Jul

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X6298

day obs

26-Jul

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

25-Jul

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

25-Jul

Ram Head

 

 

 

 

 

24

 

 

2

 

2

 

 

X1976/X2076

day obs

25-Jul

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S5701

day/dusk obs

25-Jul

Westown, nr Great Newtown Hd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

X5698

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

24-Jul

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

3

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

day/dusk obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

23-Jul

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X5698

day obs

23-Jul

Newtown Cove, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X5799

day obs

23-Jul

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

23-Jul

"

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

22-Jul

Tramore Burrow

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S6100

day obs

22-Jul

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

dusk obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

CY

PL

RA

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

21-Jul

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
20-Jul Carrickavrantry  1 1 S5502 day obs
20-Jul Tramore town 1 S578014 at light
20-Jul " 2 S578014 dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
19-Jul Brownstown Head 1 2 X69 day obs
19-Jul Tramore town 2 S578014 at light
19-Jul " 1 2 S578014 day/dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
18-Jul Brownstown Head 1 4 1 X6298 at light
18-Jul Tramore town 2 S578014 dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
17-Jul Carrickavrantry  1 2 2 S5501/S5502 day obs
17-Jul Tramore town 1 1 1 1 S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
16-Jul Tramore town 2 S578014 dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
15-Jul Cliff Road, Tramore 1 S5700 day obs
15-Jul Great Newtown Hd, Tramore 1 4 1 X5698 day obs
15-Jul Tramore Burrow 2 1 S617002 at light
15-Jul Tramore saltmarsh 1 S6000 dusk obs
15-Jul Tramore town 1 3 S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
14-Jul Tramore town 1 3 S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
13-Jul Tramore town 1 S578014 at light
13-Jul " 1 S5701 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
12-Jul Tramore town 2 3 S578014 at light
12-Jul " 1 S578014 dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
11-Jul Tramore town 2 S578014 dusk obs

Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
10-Jul Tramore town 1 1 8 5 S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
09-Jul Carrickavrantry  1 6 1 S5501/S5502 day obs
09-Jul Curraghmore / Curraghtaggart area 3 1 S41 day obs
09-Jul Tramore Burrow 2 4 1 3 S617004 at light
09-Jul Tramore saltmarsh 7 S6000 dusk obs
09-Jul Tramore town 4 3 S578014 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 1 X6298 day obs
08-Jul " 4 1 2 3 X6298 at light
08-Jul Great Newtown Hd, Tramore 8 10 100 6 X5698 day obs
08-Jul Newtown Cove, Tramore 1 39 X5799 day obs
08-Jul Mount Melleray / Monalour area 1 15 3 S00/S10 day obs
08-Jul Tramore town 1 3 4 S578014 at light
08-Jul " 3 S578014 dusk obs
Date Site DSG