|Scrobipalpa costella, Bernwood 6th December|
|Pale Brindled Beauty, Bernwood 6th December|
|Spring Usher, Bernwood 6th December|
There were loads more Winter Moths flying around, particularly as I was setting up, but relatively few of them actually came to the light. Pale Brindled Beauty regularly appears before the new year but I don't recall having seen Spring Usher this early before, although I see from the books that it can sometimes appear in late-December. Back home at Westcott the garden actinic trap managed only three moths, comprising singletons of Caloptilia rufipennella, Winter Moth and Mottled Umber.