Common species out now

Here is a selection of the top 25 common species expected to be adult and on the wing now.  There is a good chance you can see all of these at the moment.  The flight plots show when the species is most likely to be seen and this peak may vary slightly from year to year.  Click the species link for more details and distribution across the region.

2107 Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing)

Adult flight:

2134 Xestia xanthographa (Square-spot Rustic)

Adult flight:

2111 Noctua janthe (Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing)

Adult flight:

2321 Apamea monoglypha (Dark Arches)

Adult flight:

2102 Ochropleura plecta (Flame Shoulder)

Adult flight:

1713 Idaea aversata (Riband Wave)

Adult flight:

1937 Peribatodes rhomboidaria (Willow Beauty)

Adult flight:

2441 Autographa gamma (Silver Y)

Adult flight:

1738 Epirrhoe alternata (Common Carpet)

Adult flight:

2092 Agrotis puta (Shuttle-shaped Dart)

Adult flight:

2109 Noctua comes (Lesser Yellow Underwing)

Adult flight:

2353 Luperina testacea (Flounced Rustic)

Adult flight:

2123 Diarsia rubi (Small Square-spot)

Adult flight:

2126 Xestia c-nigrum (Setaceous Hebrew Character)

Adult flight:

2318 Cosmia trapezina (Dun-bar)

Adult flight:

1913 Ennomos alniaria (Canary-shouldered Thorn)

Adult flight:

1405 Pleuroptya ruralis (Mother of Pearl)

Adult flight:

1777 Hydriomena furcata (July Highflyer)

Adult flight:

1305 Agriphila tristella

Adult flight:

2474 Rivula sericealis (Straw Dot)

Adult flight:

0015 Hepialus sylvina (Orange Swift)

Adult flight:

0998 Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth)

Adult flight:

1906 Opisthograptis luteolata (Brimstone Moth)

Adult flight:

2176 Cerapteryx graminis (Antler Moth)

Adult flight:

2361 Hydraecia micacea (Rosy Rustic)

Adult flight:


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