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Harehope Quarry Project

Moth update

The Weardale Wildlife Group in conjunction withe North Pennines AONB’s Cold Blooded and Spineless project ran a moth morning here at Harehope Quarry in early August.  They caught 321 moths in total and 48 species.  One of the catch was a Plain Clay, a nationally rare species.  Other species caught included a Canary-Shouldered Thorn, a Dusty Thorn and an Angle Shades_I6A3535ii _I6A3542_I6A3502