The Wormwood at Folkestone Warren (Ian Roberts)
Barred Rivulet at Folkestone Warren (Rob Lee)
Pyrausta nigrata at Folkestone Warren (Rob Lee)
17th - A Catoptria verellus (Marbled Grass-veneer), a Small Mottled Willow, a Rusty-dot Pearl, a Straw Belle, 2 Dark Sword-grass, 2 Rush Veneers, 3 Bisigna procellera (Kent Tubic), 3 Diamond-back Moths, 5 Tree-lichen Beauty, 6 Sub-angled Waves, 6 Silver Y and 7 Four-spotted Footman at Folkestone Warren, where The Festoon, The Wormwood, Gold Spot, Barred Rivulet, Agapeta zoegana (Knapweed Conch) and Pyrausta nigrata (Wavy-barred Sable) were among 18 additions to the year list (Rob Lee / Ian Roberts). A Rush Veneer and a Diamond-back Moth at Seabrook, where Caloptilia robustella (New Oak Slender), Borkhausenia fuscescens (Small Dingy Tubic), Recurvaria leucatella (White-barred Groundling) and Anarsia lineatella (Peach Twig Borer) were new for the year (Paul Howe).
16th - 112 Swifts flew west at Seabrook (Paul Howe).
A Rush Veneer at Seabrook (Paul Howe). 2 Diamond-back Moths and 4 Silver Y at Hythe, where Small Scallop was new for the year (Ian Roberts).
15th - Phycitodes saxicloa (Small Clouded Knot-horn) and Acleris sparsana (Ashy Button) at Seabrook were new for the year (Paul Howe). A Hummingbird Hawk-moth in a garden in Folkestone (John Tomlinson). 2 Diamond-back Moths and 4 Silver Y at Hythe (Ian Roberts). Several pairs of Firebugs at Mill Point (Alison Borlase).
14th - 170 Sand Martins flew out to sea from Hythe (Sean McMinn).
A Diamond-back Moth and 2 Silver Y at Hythe. Shaded Broad-bar, Caryocolum vicinella (Coast Groundling) and Pediasia contaminella (Waste Grass-veneer) at Hythe Ranges were new for the year (Ian Roberts).
Yellow-legged Gull at Folkestone Harbour (Ian Roberts)
Straw Belle at Folkestone Downs
Brimstone at Peene Quarry
13th - A juvenile Yellow-legged Gull at Folkestone Harbour (Ian Roberts).
A quiet night in the moth traps with just a Four-spotted Footman at Seabrook (Paul Howe) and single Diamond-back Moth and Silver Y at Hythe (Ian Roberts) of note. Two Straw Belles were of note at Folkestone Downs, where Brown Argus was new for the year and there were some very good counts of the more regular species (Alfie Gay).
12th - The first returning Willow Warbler in a garden in Folkestone (Paul Trodd).
Gymnancyla canella at Hythe (Ian Roberts)
The Confused at Capel-le-Ferne (Ian Roberts)
Moitrelia obductella at Capel-le-Ferne (Ian Roberts)
Acompsia schmidtiellus at Capel-le-Ferne (Ian Roberts)
10th - 3 Whimbrel, 18 Mediterranean Gulls and 40 Common Scoter at Samphire Hoe (Mark Kennett).
9th - A Honey Buzzard flew west over Samphire Hoe (Paul Holt). A Black Redstart singing at Folkestone Harbour (David Featherbe).
Honey Buzzard at Samphire Hoe (Paul Holt)
Red-belted Clearwing at Garden House Orchards (Ian Roberts)
Catoptria verellus at the American Garden (Andrew Lawson)
Piniphila bifasciana at the American Garden (Ian Roberts)
Mompha propinquella at Cheriton (Brian Harper)
Sub-angled Wave at Seabrook
Platytes alpinella at Hythe
Teleiodes sequax at Folkestone Downs (Ian Roberts)
Waved Carpet at Heane Wood
Straw Belle at Abbotscliffe
Reed Dagger at Seabrook
Beautiful Snout at Heane Wood
Orange-tailed Clearwing at Folk. Warren (Ross Newman)
Slender Brindle at Seabrook
Pammene aurita at Hythe
3rd - 3 Little Egrets and 4 Black Redstarts (male and 3 juveniles) at Samphire Hoe (Mark Kennett).
A Catoptria verellus (Marbled Grass-veneer) at Cowtye Wood, where Black Arches, July Highflyer, Copper Underwing, Acleris bergmanniana (Yellow Rose Button), Agonopterix liturosa (Large Purple Flat-body) and Epinotia tenerana (Nut Bud Moth) were new for the year (Brian Harper / Ian Roberts), whilst Black Arches and July Highflyer were also trapped at Seabrook, where a Lesser Stag Beetle was of note (Paul Howe).
2nd - c.45 Mediterranean Gulls at Princes Parade (Nigel Webster).
A Small Mottled Willow, a Dark Sword-grass, 2 Silver Ys and 7 Diamond-back Moths at Hythe (Ian Roberts). Slender Brindle and Athrips mouffetella (Dotted Grey Groundling) at Seabrook were new for the year (Paul Howe). A Rush Veneer at Princes Parade (Brian Harper). An Orange-tailed Clearwing at Folkestone Warren (Ross Newham).
1st - A Little Egret at Princes Parade (Ian Roberts).
A Dark Sword-grass, a Diamond-back Moth, a Langmaid's Yellow Underwing and 8 Silver Ys at Hythe, where Limnaecia phragmitella (Bulrush Cosmet), Acrocercops brongniardella (Brown Oak Slender), Hypsopygia costalis (Gold Triangle),Phycita roborella (Dotted Oak Knot-horn), Caloptilia stigmatella (White-triangle Slender) and Yponomeuta padella (Orchard Ermine) were new for the year (Ian Roberts). A Langmaid's Yellow Underwing at Seabrook (Paul Howe). Scythropia crataegella (Hawthorn Moth) at Cheriton was an addition to the year list (Brian Harper).