RECORDERS

DUNGENESS
Dorothy Beck
Keith Redshaw
Chris Roots
RSPB
Dave Walker

GREATSTONE
Keith Arter
Barry Banson
Richard Clamp
Brian Dinsley
Josh Jones
Paul Trodd
R&J Turley

LITTLESTONE
Keith Redshaw

LYDD
Ted Carpenter
Penny Carter
Keith Redshaw
Colin Turley
Jill Walker

NEW ROMNEY
Sean Clancy
Keith Redshaw A
Keith Redshaw B
A&M Tebbs

Moths of Dungeness and Surrounding Area
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Recorder: Sean Clancy                                                              Dungeness

Sean first came to Dungeness as a bird watcher in 1978. He has been living in the area since 1981. He ran a Heath Trap at Greatstone 1984-87 and then moved to Dungeness wherehe ran an MV light until 1997 when he moved to his present site in New Romney. To July 1997, 362 species of macro and 86 species of pyral were recorded. Best nights 31st July 1994 and 95 when 68 species of macro moths recorded and 28 species of pyral on the latter date. Of note:- Sub-angled Wave (1992), Death's Head Hawk-moth (1995), Spurge Hawk-moth (1997), Bedstraw Hawk-moth (1987), Scarce Chocolate-tip (1987,1991,1992,1993), Speckled Footman (1995), Radford's Flame Shoulder (1993), Marbled Grey (1991,1996) Concolorous (1993), Purple Marbled (1992), Golden Twin-spot (1995), Ni Moth (1990) and Clifden Nonpareil (1990). And pyrals:- Loxostege sticticalis (1994), Antigastra catalaunalis (1995) and Conobathra tumidana (1996)

SITE STATISTICS. 1987-1997.

Years
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
macro
174
166
192
182
191
225
208
214
209
230
161
pyral
-
-
-
-
-
24
42
59
51
67
26
%cover
-
-
-
41
41
50
79
76
68
56
28