Moth Nights

Garden Tiger Moth

We trap many migrant as well as local moths and the traps are always full of interesting species.

The evenings start at 6.00pm.

2021 dates:

Saturday June 12th – Live stream

Saturday July 10th – Live stream for National Moth Night

Saturday August 14th – at the SBBOT Observatory Field Centre

Saturday September 11thplease note an earlier start time of 4pm

There is no charge for these events, but donations to SBBOT are appreciated.

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Click HERE to see our recent Moth sightings.


For National Moth Night 2020 we tried our first ever Live Stream from our Facebook Page.

Watch it HERE.


Some pictures from our previous moth evenings:



Somewhere under here is a Clifden Nonpareil Photo of photography Sally Hunter 15/09/2018
Somewhere under here is a Clifden Nonpareil.
Clifden Nonpareil.First observatory record. I Hunter. 15/9/18.
Clifden Nonpareil.First observatory record 15.11.19


Attendees at the last moth night of the year enjoying the moths. Sally Hunter 15/09/2018