The following were most definitely surprise additions to our garden moth list. both were trapped overnight.
The first is a female Oak Eggar which was in the trap by 10.30pm. Photo by Melissa Banthorpe
She laid 7 eggs which are c2mm across and are in the next photo. Photo by Andy Banthorpe
The second addition was a Webb's Wainscot. This is the 7th Bedfordshire record and the 6th for the vice-county (VC30). Photo by Andy Banthorpe