Insects including Butterflies, Moths etc
The following butterflies have been recorded on the Island:
All butterfly photographs are by Monica Hazell. Common Blue (top left) ; Painted Lady (top right) ; Small Tortoiseshell (bottpm left) ; Brimstone (bottom right).
On 29th August 2016 Phil Dean, Mike Goss & Alan Hayes recorded the following moths using three light traps. One was a a Robinson trap with UV and white light LEDS, one was a Skinner trap with UV and white light LEDs and the third was a Skinner with an actinic light source.
Large Yellow Underwing
Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
Setaceous Hebrew Character
Small Fan-footed Wave
Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer)