31 March 2009 (4C). Total 50, 4 species. Numerically, a record for me for March and even more justification for upgrading my moth trap.
March Moth (Alsophila aescularia) (1).
Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) (7).
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (8).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (34).

30 March 2009 (5C). Total 34, 6 species. A record haul for me for March and justification for buying the new trap. What a difference a few degrees and a cloudyish night makes!
March Moth (Alsophila aescularia) (1).
Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta) (2).
Double-striped Pug (Gymnoscelis rufifasciata) (1).
Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) (3).
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (10).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (17).

29 March 2009 (-1C). Total 3, 2 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (1).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (2).

28 March 2009 (1.5C). Total 3, 2 species. With night-time temperarures plummeting again, so have the numbers of moths. It is most depressing!
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (1).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (2).

27 March 2009 (2C). Total 4, 3 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (2).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (1).
March Tubic (Diurnea fagella)

26 March 2009 (4C). Total 8, 2 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (1).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (7).

25 March 2009 (5C). Total 9, 2 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (1).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (8).

24 March 2009 (5C). Total 19, 4 species. Numbers of moths trapped are now well in excess of anything experienced before at this time of the year and the substantial investment in the new gear appears to be already paying dividends.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (3).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (14).
Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) (1).
Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta) (1).

23 March 2009 (3C). Total 8, 2 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (5).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (3).

22 March 2009 (6C). Total 15, 4 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (3).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (10).
Double-striped Pug (Gymnoscelis rufifasciata) (1).
Light Brown Apple Moth (Epiphyas postvittana) (1).

21 March 2009 (5C). Total 10, 2 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (3).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (7).

20 March 2009 (0C). Total 5, 3 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (1).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (3).
Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) (1).

19 March 2009 (2C). Total 2, 2 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (1).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (1).

18 March 2009 (0C). Total 3, 2 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (1).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (2).

17 March 2009 (5C). Total 2, 2 species. This was a red letter day - the first night using my new moth trap - but not such a promising start!
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (1). 5C
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (1).

13 March 2009 (6C). Total 2, 2 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (1).
Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) (1).

10 March 2009 (4C). Total 1, 1 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (1).

9 March 2009 (5C). Total 1, 1 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (1).

8 March 2009 (7C). Total 2, 1 species.
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) (2).

26 February 2009 (8C). Total 1, 1 species.
Winter Shade (Tortricodes alternella) (1).

25 February 2009 (9C). Total 1, 1 species.
Winter Shade (Tortricodes alternella) (1).

22 February 2009 (5C). Total 1, 1 species.
Winter Shade (Tortricodes alternella) (1).