August on the Isle of Skye


2 August 2016 . . . .A new beetle, found wandering around the house.
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Creophilus maxillosus


16 August 2016 . . . .An outing to Dalavil with the Skye U3A Nature Group.
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Field Grasshopper

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Common Darter

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Araneus diadematus

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awaiting ID


18 August 2016 . . . .64 moths in the trap this morning and 21 different species.
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Golden-rod Brindle

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Bordered Beauty


24 August 2016 . . . .An outing to Glen Eynort with the Skye Botany Group. It turned into a fungus foray!
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Wrinkled Club

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Angel's Wings

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Sickener

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Purple Stocking Webcap

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Pupae of braconid wasps

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Carabus granulatus


25 August 2016 . . . .45 moths in the trap this morning and 14 different species. Ear moths were easily the most numerous.
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Ear Moth


28 August 2016 . . . .A new moth this morning.
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Grey Chi