Sunday, June 03, 2007

Wildlife on Mull

A selection of creatures photographed during a week on the Ross of Mull. All may be clicked for larger images.

Slow Worm Anguis fragilis, adult and juvenile

Green Tiger Beetle Cicindela campestris

Pimpla instigator (or similar)

Scalloped Hazel Odontopera bidentata

Argent & Sable Rheumaptera hastata

Peppered Moth Biston betularia

Clouded Border Lomaspilis marginata

Buff-tip Phalera bucephala

Broom Moth Ceramica pisi

Pale-shouldered Brocade Lacanobia thalassina

Map-winged Swift Hepialus fusconebulosa

The Lychnis Hadena bicruris

Aethes cnicana

Foxglove Pug Eupithecia pulchellata

Small Angle Shades Euplexia lucipara

May Highflyer Hydriomena impluviata

The Cinnabar Tyria jacobaeae

Green-veined White Pieris napi

Green Hairstreak Callophrys rubi

Aplysia punctata (a sea slug)

Heath Spotted Orchid Dactylorhiza maculata

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