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Argent and Sable

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roryw
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Argent and Sable

Post by roryw » 24 Jun 2013, 23:28

Hi all,

Today I found an Argent and Sable moth near Leurbost, Lewis. I was wondering whether this is a commonly found species in the Outer hebrides? Any info would be appreciated.

Cheers,
Rory

chrisjohnson
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Re: Argent and Sable

Post by chrisjohnson » 25 Jun 2013, 09:04

A nice find, Rory.

There have been one or two sightings recently in South Uist, but an infrequent species preferring damp moorland and hillsides. Nationally, it is commoner in Scotland because of the extensive moors.

Could you please sent the record in to: http://www.ohbr.org.uk

Thanks you, Chris

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Re: Argent and Sable

Post by roryw » 26 Jun 2013, 21:47

Thanks Chris,

I will definitely send the record in. An outer hebrides first for me :D

Cheers,

Rory

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Re: Argent and Sable

Post by christinej » 28 Jun 2013, 08:08

Thank you for sending the record (via the OHBR on-line record form).
This is an interesting observation and another good dot on the distribution map.

Christine
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