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Harehope Quarry

Moth trapping

Carol Inskipp and Karen Blackburn were moth trapping on Monday night in the quarry and caught 81 moths and 30 different species. The most notable were the Alder Moth and the Dwarf Pug, both of which are local and uncommon in the  area.  They also caught the lovely White Ermine MAlder Moth_Harehope quarry_10 June 19 White Ermine_Harehope_23 Msy 19oth seen below with the Alder Moth.