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Migrant moths and butterflies 2008

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Migrant moths and butterflies 
(Co Waterford) 2008
 
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 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

November 2008
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
26-Nov 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
25-Nov Cliff Road, Tramore 1 X5799 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
16-Nov 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
13-Nov 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
10-Nov 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
02-Nov Ballymacaw 1 X69 day obs
02-Nov Garrarus to Kilfarrasy 1 X59 day obs

October

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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29-Oct

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S578014

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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27-Oct

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X6298

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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26-Oct

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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22-Oct

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S578014

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

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21-Oct

Cliff Road, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X5799

day obs

21-Oct

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X5698

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

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18-Oct

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

18-Oct

Old Parish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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16-Oct

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S578014

dusk / day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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15-Oct

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X5698

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

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HHM

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13-Oct

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X6298

day obs

13-Oct

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S578014

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

PU

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SY

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12-Oct

Brownstown Head

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

12-Oct

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

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11-Oct

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

X6298

day obs

11-Oct

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S578014

at light + day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

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10-Oct

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

1

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X6298

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

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HHM

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08-Oct

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X6298

day obs

08-Oct

Cliff Road, Tramore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X5799

day obs

08-Oct

Ram Head

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X1976

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

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06-Oct

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

X6298

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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05-Oct

Brownstown Head

 

1

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

1

4

 

X6298

at light + day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

 

DSG

HHM

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04-Oct

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

September
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
28-Sep 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
27-Sep Brownstown Head 1 2 1 X6298 at light
27-Sep Knocknagnauv, Knockmealdown Mts 3 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
26-Sep Great Newtown Head, Tramore 3 Gem Orthonama obstipata X5698 at light
26-Sep Tramore town 2 S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
25-Sep Tramore town 7 1 S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
24-Sep Tramore town 7 S578014 dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
23-Sep Carrickavrantry 1 1 S5501 day obs
23-Sep Tramore town 8 S578014 dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
22-Sep Tramore sandhills 1 S6100 day obs
22-Sep Tramore town 16 S578014 dusk obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
21-Sep Brownstown Head 1 X6298 day obs
21-Sep Tramore town 2 S578014 at light + dusk
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
20-Sep Brownstown Head 1 Convolvulus Hawk-moth Agrius convolvuli X6298 at light
20-Sep 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
19-Sep Brownstown Head 1 White-speck Mythimna unipuncta X6298 at light
19-Sep Dunmore East 1 S60 day obs
19-Sep Great Newtown Head, Tramore 2 X5698 at light + day
19-Sep Tramore town White-speck Mythimna unipuncta S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
18-Sep Great Newtown Head, Tramore 1 X5698 day obs
18-Sep Tramore town 2 Crocidosema plebejana & White-speck S578014 at light + dusk
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
17-Sep Brownstown Head 19 X69 day obs
17-Sep Tramore sandhills 6 S6100 day obs
17-Sep 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
16-Sep Tramore saltmarsh and embankments 1 S6000 day obs
16-Sep Tramore sandhills 4 S6100 day obs
16-Sep Tramore town 2 1 S578014 at light

Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
15-Sep Great Newtown Head, Tramore 1 33 16 4 Delicate Mythimna vitellina X5698 at light + day
15-Sep 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
14-Sep Tramore town 2 2 S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
13-Sep Brownstown Head 1 1 Dark Mottled Willow Spodoptera cilium X6298 at light
13-Sep  - new to Ireland
13-Sep Cliff Road, Tramore 7 1 X5799 day obs
13-Sep Great Newtown Head, Tramore 1 X5698 day obs
13-Sep Tramore town 1 1 1 2 S578014 at light + day
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
12-Sep Brownstown Head 1 1 X6298 at light
12-Sep Tramore sandhills 3 1 S6100 day obs
12-Sep Tramore town 1 1 2 1 Uresiphita gilvata S578014 at light + day
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
11-Sep Tramore town 2 1 2 Crocidosema plebejana     S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
08-Sep Tramore sandhills 1 S6100 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
07-Sep Brownstown Head 1 X6298 day obs
07-Sep Tramore town 1 1 S578014 at light + day
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
06-Sep 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
04-Sep Tramore sandhills 1 S6100 day obs
04-Sep Tramore town 2 S578014 day obs
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
03-Sep Tramore town 1 White-speck Mythimna unipuncta S578014 at light
Date Site DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV CY PL RA Other species / notes Grid ref Method
01-Sep Tramore town 1 S578014 day obs

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Dark Mottled Willow (Spodoptera cilium), Brownstown Head, 13 Sept 2008 - 1st Irish PM Walsh

August

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PU

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RV

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31-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

S578019

day obs

31-Aug

Tramore saltmarsh/embankments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S606006

day obs

31-Aug

Tramore sandhills

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

S618001

day obs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

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PU

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30-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

1

 

 

2

 

1

 

 

 

4

 

S578019

at light + day + dusk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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29-Aug

Tramore town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Gem Orthonama obstipata

S578019

day + at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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28-Aug

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

 

10

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

X5698

at light

28-Aug

Tramore town

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

S578019

day + at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

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PU

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SY

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27-Aug

Carrickavrantry

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S551019

at light

27-Aug

Tramore town

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

Crocidosema plebejana & 2 Gem

S578019

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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26-Aug

Tramore town

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

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HHM

PU

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SY

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RV

CY

PL

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24-Aug

Brownstown Head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

X6298

day obs

24-Aug

Tramore town

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light