Wainscots large and small

Brenda writes: “Despite overnight rain again there was a better night in the moth trap. It was nice to see another angleshades, and alongside 6 large wainscots was a common wainscot which is about a quarter of the size.

Approximate size comparison between a large wainscot and a common wainscot (inset)

As the day went on the weather deteriorated and by the time I met tomorrow’s wedding couple at Holkham for their rehearsal the church was being lashed by wind and rain. Their flowers in autumnal colours were a pleasure to behold.”

No new species for October 13th:

Birds = 223
Moths = 250
Wildflowers = 289