2020 Themes

Moth Night 2020 coincides with the flight periods of four of the Red Underwing moths recorded in the British Isles. We are targetting these species, but you can trap anywhere and record any moths you find.

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Essential reading

A wide range of books and field guides is available from Atropos Books covering every aspect of moth identification, ecology and behaviour, for every level of interest.

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Taking part

Find out all you need to know about taking part in Moth Night 2020, including where to look for moths, how to trap them and submitting your records.

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About Moth Night

Organised by Atropos, Butterfly Conservation and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Moth Night is the annual celebration of moths and moth recording throughout the British Isles.

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Our superb original artwork for Moth Night 2020

is available to buy as an A3 poster.



Moth Night is organised by

The journal for butterfly, moth and dragonfly enthusiasts.

Saving butterflies, moths and their environment.

Environmental science for a world where people and nature prosper.