August on the Isle of Skye

3 August 2020

I see very few horseflies, probably because my walks never take me near livestock. Luckily, this one was inactive.

Tabanus sudeticus (Dark Giant Horsefly)

16 August 2020

Today yielded two species that I'd never seen before.

probably Tetanocera elata

Didea fasciata

19 August 2020

A nice find at Kinloch today. According to NBN, it has never been recorded in the Hebrides.

Evarcha falcata

24 August 2020

Another nice find at Kinloch. According to NBN, it's a new record for NG71.

Larva of the Cinnabar Moth