Raasay Local

In between the showers today, I made a dash out thinking that it was about time I looked on the beech trees for one of the Highland Biological Recording Group’s target species, the Beech Leaf-Mining Weevil (Orchestes fagi).  No problem:

Orchestes fagi

Also munching the beech leaves, was this fellow which various folks have kindly told me is the larva of the Mottled Umber (Erannis defoliaria):

Erannis defoliaria larva

Some alders had alder gall mite (Eriophyes laevis):

Eriophyes laevis

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