Forester Moth

Today saw the latest in the groups pilot habitat surveys. This was aimed at studying ‘Ffridd’ habitat – the land between the hill tops and the agricultural land below. The area chosen was the ffridd at Gilfach NR – the slopes above the car park at marteg bridge. a full account will appear in the ‘ffridd page’ within the Biodiversity part of this site.

Highlight was the discovery of a forester moth – a scarce moth for Radnorshire. Also found were a number of Bombus Monticola (mountain bumblebee) and some nice green hairstreak butterflies.



2 Responses to Forester Moth

  1. Janice says:

    Hi Steve

    lovely pictures. I did get to Gilfach for 3pm after work and couldn’t find anyone (plus it was tipping down)

  2. […] A rare sighting of the Forester moth in Wales […]

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