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73.295 ~ 2195 ~ Delicate ~ Mythimna vitellina
UK Status

Migrant. Varying numbers each year, sometimes abundant. Found in much of England, southern and west Wales and the south of Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2022 at Cemmaes, in the far west of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-37mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Grassy coastal areas.


Various grasses.

Lifestage data

Early migrants may result in some breeding. It is not known whether overwintering occurs.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by SAL, 26th Oct 2022, Cemmaes