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Tyta luctuosa

([Denis and Schiffermuller], 1775) 73.031

Very local and scarce in the region, with very few recent records. Formerly recorded from a larger number of sites. Breeding populations are likely to still exist. Found in various open, dry grassy habitats.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 19 (24%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1929.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Field Bindweed
Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
BAP Status: Priority Species
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
20/07/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSU59
24/07/20201VC22 - BerkshireSU58
19/07/20201VC23 - OxfordshireSU59
04/08/20191VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP94
25/07/20191VC23 - OxfordshireSU59

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