(Information is no longer relevant!)
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
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 email@example.com, or reported to the Flight
Arrivals page on the Atropos
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.