Category Archives: Ainsdale Local Nature Reserve

White Satin Moths at Ainsdale.

The past few days has seen the emergence of hundreds of White Satin moths at Ainsdale. This event, known as ‘an irruption’ is very localised and occurs over an area not much bigger than a football pitch. From Mid-May onwards … Continue reading

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A study in Purple and Pink

  Yesterday I was back at Ainsdale Local nature Reserve.          The irruption of White Satin Moths that I witnessed last  week  was all over and all that remained were a few dead bodies and empty pupa cases.  However there was … Continue reading

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