Some Recent Images

Jean took this photo of Nuphar lutea (Yellow Water-lily) on Scalpay and caught a Common Blue Damselfly at the same time:

Yellow Water-lily & Damselfly

Yellow Water-lily & Damselfly            Photo: J Thomas

Jean & Keith found Botrychium lunaria (Moonwort) in Glenbrittle Forest, the first record in NG42 since 1996 and the first one localised to a tetrad:

Botrychium lunaria (Moonwort)

Botrychium lunaria (Moonwort)         Photo:  J&K Sadler

Steve is trying to identify a fern from the Skye limestone:


Fern awaiting i.d.    Photo:  S. Terry

Here on Raasay, Margaret has an infestation of Pine Weevils, probably from logs for the fire:

Pine Weevil

Pine Weevil           Photo: SJB

On Eilean Flodigarry Hilary spotted this parasitic wasp:

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and Jeremy has been to see the Arabis alpina (Alpine Rock-cress) in the Cuillins:

Arabis alpina   Photo: J. Roberts

Arabis alpina                             Photo: J. Roberts

and the Woodsia alpina (Alpine Woodsia) on the Trotternish Ridge:

Woodsia alpina Photo: J Roberts

Woodsia alpina          Photo: J Roberts

Many thanks to all who sent me these.

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