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The following prizes will be on offer:

1. Most significant record of a resident moth species (macrolepidoptera). The winner will receive a moth/butterfly net, 10x hand lens and a selection of specimen pots donated by Anglian Lepidopterist Supplies.

2. Most significant record of a resident moth species (microlepidoptera). The winner will receive a copy of Microlepidoptera of Europe Volume 4: Pyraloidea 1, donated by the publisher Apollo Books.

3. Rarest immigrant moth species recorded. The winner will receive a £50 book token, which can be used to purchase titles from Atropos Books (valid for one year).

4. Most interesting bat record. In the likely event of there being several equally interesting records, a winner will be selected at random from these records. The winner will receive a Bat Box IIID bat detector, donated by Bioquip.


Please note that the following rules apply:

1. In order to qualify for prizes the relevant moth record must be accepted by the County Moth Recorder.

2. In order to qualify for the rarest immigrant moth prize, full details of the capture (and name of the captor) must be reported the next day to the answermachine on 01326 290287, by email to atropos.editor@zen.co.uk, or reported to the Flight Arrivals page on the Atropos website.

3. Members of the Atropos editorial panel, and Butterfly Conservation/Bat Conservation Trust staff are not eligible for prizes.

4. All decisions made will be final.