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The Norfolk Moth Survey began life as a small group of keen amateur lepidopterists in 1985. From this small group it developed under the guidance of the Natural History Department of the Castle Museum in Norwich. It now numbers over 200 interested people in East Anglia and beyond. It seeks to:

Research moth distribution and numbers in the County of Norfolk.
Hold Summer meetings.
Present indoor identification and members information meetings.
Collect & record information in association with Butterfly Conservation - National Moth Recording Scheme (NMRS) and the Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service (NBIS).
Field Meeting Results Archive
NMS official meetings plus additional events.
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If you require further information about the Norfolk Moth Survey, please email Dave Hipperson or Ken Saul

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Biannual Newsletters, Workshops, Field Meetings, Website and more...

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Dave Hipperson
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National Moth Recording Schemes
Records sent to the Norfolk County Recorder are shared with these schemes...

Gelechiidae - Co-ordinator: Stephen Palmer
Gelechiid Recording Scheme

Pyralidae - Co-ordinator: Tony Davis

Plume Moths - Co-ordinator: Colin Hart

Leafmining Lepidoptera - Co-ordinator: Rob Edmunds
British Leafminers

Microlepidoptera - Co-ordinator: John Langmaid
The Entomologist's Record

Immigration Report - Co-ordinator: Sean Clancy
The Entomologist's Record

NBIS - Co-ordinator: Martin Horlock
Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service

Butterfly Conservation - Co-ordinator: Les Hill

Norfolk Moth Survey - Recorded Tetrads -2013

Click the map below to show recorded sites up to Nov 2013. Several tetrads (2km squares) remain unrecorded.
Can you fill a gap in 2014? (click for interactive map)


Members' Events/Meetings:


Saturday 3rd May 2014
Norfolk Moth Survey Spring Meeting - Weston Park
Meet 7.30 pm at the old dairy farm at the bottom of the park TG106170 This should be signed on the night.

Meeting results: Click Here

Saturday 31st May
Barrow Common
Meet 8.30 pm, parking carefully in the rough layby at TF790431.
Meeting results: Click Here

Saturday 28th June
Grimes Graves
Meet 8.30 pm by the entrance gate to the track at TL815908.
Meeting results: Click Here

Saturday 5th July
Gawdy Hall Big Wood
National Moth Night. We will meet initially at 8.30 pm at Lodge Farm, TM248846.
Meeting results: Click Here

Saturday 26th July
Upton Fen
Meet 8.30 pm in the NWT car park at TG379137.
Meeting results: Click Here

Saturday 16th August
Organised in conjunction with the Ted Ellis Trust. The Trust are charging the public £4 (inc. tea/coffee) for this event. This doesn’t apply to NMS members running traps. Meet 8.00 pm in the Trust car park at TG324056.
Meeting results: Click Here

Saturday 23rd August
Bryant's Heath
Meet 7.30 pm where the minor road becomes a track as it enters the southern boundary of the heath at TG259291.
Meeting results: Click Here

Saturday 27th September
Horsey Mere
Organised in conjunction with the National Trust. Meet 7.00 pm in the NT car park at TG456223.
Meeting results: Click Here

Saturday 11th October
Betty's Fen
Meet 10.30 am at Blo' Norton Village Hall, IP22 2GA, (TM013794). This will be a daytime leaf mine search, jointly organised with our friends from the Suffolk Moth Group and the Little Ouse Headwaters Project. Once again John Langmaid and Brian Elliott have very kindly agreed to lead us for the day.
Meeting results: Click Here

Wednesday 12th November
Annual Review Meeting 7.30 pm in the Orchard Room at Mangreen Hall, TG215030. A chance to share and discuss the highlights of the year. Please come along and join us, and bring your pics, specimens, and exciting discoveries. In order to cover costs we have to make a charge of £3 for this meeting, but that does include a cup of tea or coffee and a piece of home-made cake.


Please note that all members and guests attending these events do so entirely at their own risk. Please read our Disclaimer and Risk Assessment.




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