27 de julio de 2021

Moth Week Competition 2021 - Announcement of Winners

It has been a progressive National Moth Week with 390 observations uploaded by 13 observers and over 100 species. Two contributors surpassing over 100 records.

The Winner of 2021 National Moth Week Competition is @chathuri_jayatissa
She has recorded 126 Observations and 106 different species.
Congratulations Chathuri !!!🏆🏆🏆

Runner up is @chathura_udayanga with 106 Observations and 96 different species.

Third place goes to @sasandulasithminaperera with 59 observations and 57 different species.

A copy of my book (A handbook to Moths of Sri Lanka vol.1 ) will be given to three highest species observers - Chathuri Jayathissa, Chathura Udayanga and Sithmina Perera as an appreciation for their contribution and effort.

Many thanks to everyone who participated!

Anotado en martes, 27 de julio de 2021 a las 08:36 AM por nuwan nuwan | 3 comentarios | Deja un comentario

21 de julio de 2021

Update on Moth Week Competition - 2021-07-21

Following is the score of top three contesters up to now

  1. Chathura Udayanga @chathura_udayanga - 65 species
  2. Sithmina Perera @sasandulasithminaperera - 27 species
  3. Chathuri Jayatissa @chathuri_jayatissa - 8 species

Four more days to go and still plenty of opportunities for anyone to become the winner :-)

Anotado en miércoles, 21 de julio de 2021 a las 04:14 PM por nuwan nuwan | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

19 de julio de 2021

Update on Moth Week Competition - 2021-07-19

Here is an update on the score board

  1. Chathura Udayanga @chathura_udayanga - 21 species
  2. Sithmina Perera @sasandulasithminaperera - 18 species
  3. Chathuri Jayatissa @chathuri_jayatissa - 8 species
  4. Yasas Maddumage @yasasrm - 3 species
  5. Pasindu Dilshan Abegunawaradhana @pasindu_dilshan - 1 species
  6. Vihansith Kulatunga @vihaking277 - 1 species

Keep mothing ☺☺

Anotado en lunes, 19 de julio de 2021 a las 03:14 PM por nuwan nuwan | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

08 de julio de 2021

Update on Moth Week Competition

Dear Members,

Since many people can't go outside due to travelling restrictions

⁕ You can upload your past observations too, for this contest.

⁕ But remember if you already uploaded a moth observation to iNat, you can't reupload them!
Duplicate observations will not be counted.

⁕ Observations uploaded within the time period of Moth Week will only be counted.

⁕ all observations should be attached with one or more photograph

⁕ Observations of Moth caterpillars will also be counted!

Stay Safe!!! Happy MOTHing!!!! 📸🐛🦋

Anotado en jueves, 08 de julio de 2021 a las 08:19 AM por nuwan nuwan | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

27 de junio de 2021

National Moth Week 2021

Looking for an activity that’s safe, fun and enriching for all ages
While social distancing or sheltering at home? And win prizes!!

The tenth annual National Moth Week, July 17-25, invites novice and experienced “moth-ers,” alike, to observe these
Fascinating creatures in their own backyards and contribute to our scientific knowledge as part of
One of the world’s largest citizen science projects.

Photograph Moths around you and upload your observations to Moths of Sri Lanka Project

During this time the person who records highest number of Species will be given
a copy of “A HANDBOOK TO THE MOTHS OF SRI LANKA VOLUME 01”

Please follow Government guidelines on
COVID-19 pandemic

Competition starts
17th July
at 00.00hrs

Anotado en domingo, 27 de junio de 2021 a las 07:18 AM por nuwan nuwan | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

04 de junio de 2020

National Moth Week 2020 - Registration for Covid-19 impacted NMW now open

Looking for an activity that’s safe, fun and enriching for all ages while social distancing or sheltering at home?

The ninth annual National Moth Week, July 18-26, invites novice and experienced “moth-ers,” alike, to observe these fascinating creatures in their own backyards and contribute to our scientific knowledge as part of one of the world’s largest citizen science projects.

As people likely will continue avoiding crowds this summer to slow the spread of COVID-19 infections, National Moth Week (NMW) offers the opportunity to learn about nighttime nature from the safety of backyards and gardens; porches, decks and balconies – anywhere a light can be turned on.
Information and registration at www.nationalmothweek.org

Anotado en jueves, 04 de junio de 2020 a las 02:51 PM por hkmoths hkmoths | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

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