A Blog for moth recorders in Bucks, Berks and Oxon
Hi Dave, Hedge Rustic is a nice find. It seems very thinly spread in Bucks although the scarp slope of the Chilterns is one of the likelier places to find it.For the uninitiated, despite the name it is not a hedgerow species. I find it has a rather greyer appearance than the picture in the field guide - shown well in the photo here - and, while a close inspection will bring up several very obvious differences (not least being its shape), at first glance it could be overlooked as an odd Straw Underwing.
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