NI Moth Trap

Welcome to NI Moth Trap Website & Gallery

Raising awareness of the importance of moths through trapping and recording, all the while posting the results and pictures here for everyone to enjoy!

Latest from the Blog

New site, New Moths

Garden trapping is great, but sometimes you just want to try a new site or location to see what’s flying at night. I had this opportunity over two nights recently, in the secure compound where I work. My offices are also the local Civic & Conference Centre, and as such, they have an abundance ofContinue reading “New site, New Moths”

Balmy Summer Nights

Our mini heatwave in the UK is creating some high temps across the country, and none more so than our wee corner of the world in Northern Ireland. Nights are unusually mild and this may be uncomfortable, but it makes for great mothing conditions! Last night (16th) yielded 63 moths in 31 species, which wasContinue reading “Balmy Summer Nights”

Full House!

Well last night was perfect mothing weather, muggy, mild and overcast yet still. I couldn’t resist another light up! I opened the trap before work, recorded and tallied the moths, released while still nice and dull and the birds weren’t active. I added them all up at lunchtime whilst home from the office, and itContinue reading “Full House!”

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