May 2007

May 1
Great Northern Diver: 5 at Port Langamull
Buzzard: 2 pairs nesting in Treshnish wood
Ringed Plover: 2 at Langamull
Collared Dove: 3 at Treshnish House (SC)
Sand Martin: 4 at nest holes at Langamull
Starling: 1 fell down Toechtamhor chimney but was unharmed (DB & JB)
Peacock butterfly: 1+ at Langamull
Emperor Moth: 1 at Langamull on Birdsfoot Trefoil (AS, TP, & Prasad)
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 at Langamull
Six-spot Burnet moth: 1 at Langamull on Birdsfoot Trefoil (AS, TP, & Prasad)
Common Quaker moth: 1 at wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Powdered Quaker moth: 1 at wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Hebrew Character moth: 1 at wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Knot Grass moth: 2 at wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Herald moth: 1 at wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth caterpillar: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
May 2
Great Northern Diver: 1 off Ensay Burn mouth
Fulmar: one visible on ledges on the southern side of Treshnish Point, there were one or two cruising around the cliffs
Golden Eagle: 1 on Cruachan Treshnish and Beinn Duill (Prasad, DB & JB)
Buzzard: 4 on Cruachan Treshnish
Red-breasted Merganser: 2 females and 2 males south of Port Haunn. One of the males was not in full breeding plumage but one female allowed him to follow her but not the displaying male in full summer plumage. Neither male followed the other female
Whinchat: 1 male below Toechtamhor cottage (NM3448)
Stonechat: 1 chick just able to fly at Haunn
Twite: 1 singing below Treshnish House, flew towards the graveyard
Common Whitethroat: 2 in flight song near shore below Treshnish House, the fist of the year (NM3548)
Sedge Warbler: 1 heard briefly below Haunn cottages (NM3448)
Otter: mother with 2 nearly full grown cubs at the ‘Whisky Cave’
Green-veined White: common
Dark Sword-grass: 1 in daytime by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 by Treshnish boathouse
Drinker moth caterpillar: 2 at Glac Gugairidh
Green Hair-streak: 1 between Glac Gugairidh & Reudle old schoolhouse
Milkwort: flowering
Tormentil: flowering
Birdsfoot Trefoil: flowering
Cuckooflower: flowering
Brown Silver-line moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Water Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Pine Carpet moth: by Treshnish Old School House
Early Tooth-striped moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School
Red Chestnut moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Quaker moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Powdered Quaker moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Hebrew Character moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Drab moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Glaucous Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Angle Shades moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Yellow Underwing moth caterpillar: 4 near Treshnish Old School House
[Early Purple Orchid: flowering]
May 3
Great Northern Diver: 1 from Treshnish boathouse
Fulmar: 1 pair on a ledge with one feeding the other, altogether only 3 territories occupied (possibly 1 or 2 more not visible) compared to about 30 the previous week
Shag: 3 sitting on ledges at Starling roost cave, a pair attending 3 eggs on ledge at impassable gorge at Treshnish headland
Whinchat: 2 below Toechtamhor
Common Whitethroat: low-lying area below Haunn cottages
Green-veined White butterfly: common
Peacock butterfly: 1 near Treshnish Point
Speckled Wood: 1 in Treshnish wood
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Red Sword-grass moth: 1 came to wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Angle Shades moth: 1 came to wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Knot Grass moth: 1 came to wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Hebrew Character moth: 1 came to wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Common Quaker: 6 came to wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Magpie moth caterpillar: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth caterpillar: 3 near Treshnish Old School House
Drinker moth caterpillar: at impassable gorge at Treshnish headland
Six-spot Burnet moth caterpillar: 1 at Treshnish point
Speedwell: flowering
Lady’s Mantle: flowering
Pignut: flowering
Heath Spotted-orchid: Flowering
[Northern Marsh Orchid: flowering]
May 4
Fulmar: ‘Marked contrast (from 26th April) only seven birds seen sitting on cliff ledges-all singles except one pair. Up to about ten others seen flying, between Treshnish Point and Dun Haunn. Where have they all gone this week?’ (DB & JB)
Great Northern Diver: 1 from Ensay Burn mouth
Golden Eagle: 1 at Cruachan Treshnish (SM, CK & FK)
Hen Harrier: ‘Male/Female hen harriers between farm and Haunn’ (SM, CK & FK)
Whimbrel: 1 on tidal rocks below Treshnish House
Lapwing: 1+ at Caliach Point (SM, CK & FK)
Oystercatcher: pair copulating below Treshnish House
Curlew: at studio (SM, CK & FK)
Mountain Hare: 1 on tidal rocks below Treshnish House
Otter: 1+ at Port Haunn (SM, CK & FK)
Garden Tiger moth caterpillar: 2 by Ensay Burn mouth
Drinker moth caterpillar: 4 by Ensay Burn mouth
Glaucous Shears moth: 1 at wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Powdered Quaker moth: 5 at wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Hebrew Character moth: 1 at wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Drab moth: 1 at wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
May 5
[Black-headed Gull: listed by DB and JB on Treshnish farm between 21 April-5 May, a scarce bird here (retracted by observers)]
Garden Tiger moth caterpillar: 1 at Toechtamhor cottage
Drinker moth caterpillar: 1 at Haunn cottages
May 6
Hen Harrier: male at Treshnish farm (SM, CK & FK)
Engrailed moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Yellow Underwing moth caterpillar: 3 near Treshnish Old School House
Drinker moth caterpillar: 1 by Ensay Burn mouth

Overview 30 April-6 May
This week the most of the Fulmars departed leaving only about 3-5 pairs which appear to be breeding although no eggs have been seen. Sedge Warbler and Common Whitethroat returned to their breeding areas this week and the only migrant yet to arrive is the Spotted Flycatcher. Great Northern Diver is still present moulting into summer plumage. Stonechat chicks are flying already and at least one pair of Shag are sitting on eggs. Whimbrel are on passage.

May 7
Bugle: flowering
Dog’s Mercury: flowering
Woodruff: flowering
May 8
Fulmar: still 3 pairs on cliffs to east of Treshnish Point, one pair was copulating
Golden Eagle: 1 at Cruachan Treshnish being mobbed by [Common] gulls sp presumably the gulls are breeding
Kittiwake: about 50 in Calgary Bay
Whinchat: 1 below Haunn cottages
Sedge Warbler: 1 below Haunn cottages
Common Whitethroat: 1 below Haunn cottages (NM3448), 1 at Treshnish boathouse (NM3448), no more mention will be made of this common species until closer to its departure
Mountain Hare: 1 by Treshnish boathouse
Speckled Wood butterfly: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Red Admiral butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Hair-streak butterfly: 1 by Treshnish House
Green-veined White butterfly: common
Drinker moth caterpillar: 1 to west of boathouse, very large probably soon to pupate
Ruby Tiger moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
The Cinnabar moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
The Herald moth: 1 come to wine-rope in Treshnish wood, this was the only moth to come to sugar on an ideal night. Perhaps the flowers in the wood are too good
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Early Thorn moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Spectacle moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Glaucous Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Quaker moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Hebrew Character moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Drab moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Silver-line moth: 10 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 near impassable ravine at Treshnish headland
Water Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
May Highflyer moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
[Early Tooth-striped moth: 1 worn individual by Treshnish Old School House was thought to be this species, no photo taken]
Kidney Vetch: flowering
Bush Vetch: flowering
Heath Milkwort: flowering
May 9
Great Northern Diver: 1 from Ensay Burn mouth
[Golden Plover: a flock flew over which may have been this species]
Otter: 1 at Ensay Burn mouth
Red Campion: flowering
May 10
Golden Eagle: 1 on Cruachan Treshnish
Peregrine Falcon: 2 on Cruachan Treshnish (appeared to be buzzing the eagle)
[Goose sp. : about 20 flying north out at sea to west of Treshnish Point flying north towards Coll were thought to be geese]
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 in Treshnish graveyard
Common Heath moth: 1 above Treshnish lochan
Angle Shades: 3 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Drinker Moth caterpillar: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
May 11
Great Northern Diver: 1 from below Treshnish House (JE & JE)
Shelduck: 1 from below Treshnish House (JE & JE)
Pied Wagtail: male collecting food for young (JE & JE)
Twite: ‘2 were seen most days’ on Treshnish farm between 11-17 May (JE & JE)
May 12
Golden Eagle: 2 at Beinn Duill (Prasad), 1 on ridge behind Haunn (JE & JE)
Sparrowhawk: 1 on Treshnish farm (JE & JE)
Common Ringed Plover: 1 at Haunn (JE & JE)
Common Gull: a pair are showing an interest in the chimneys of the blackhouses
Twite: 1 near Treshnish cow-barn, 2 by Toechtamhor cottage
Linnet: 2 at Haunn cottages
Mountain Hare: 1 by Shian cottage (JE & JE)
Green-veined white butterfly: 5 at Haunn, 2 by Treshnish House
Common Heath moth: 1 between Haunn and Treshnish cottages
Water Carpet: 1 by Treshnish Old Schoolhouse
Early Thorn moth: 2 by Treshnish Old Schoolhouse
Flame Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old Schoolhouse
Brown Silver-line: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Fox Moth: 2 females by Treshnish Old Schoolhouse
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Puss Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Hazel moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Nut-tree Tussock: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth caterpillar: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Powdered Quaker moth: 4 came to light & 2 to wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Hebrew Character moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Quaker moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Drab moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Knot Grass moth: 1 came to wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
Glaucous Shears moth: 1 came to wine-rope by Treshnish Old School House
The Grey moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House (this is a Red Data Book species i.e. known from under 18 10km squares)
[Yellow-ringed Carpet moth: 1 at Treshnish Old School House]
May 13
Great Northern Diver: 1 from below Crackaig
Kestrel: 2 at Reudle
Golden Eagle: 1 at Cruachan Treshnish
Osprey: 1 flying over the sea heading north past Reudle, appeared to be looking for fish
[Common Ringed Plover: 1 seen briefly at Haunn]
Green-veined white butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
[Small Tortoiseshell butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
Small Heath butterfly: 1 at Crackaig
Green Hair-streak butterfly: 2 near bog between Treshnish Old school house and Crackaig
Common Heath moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House, 50+ between Treshnish Old school house and Crackaig
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House in day, 1 at night
Drinker moth caterpillar: 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages (presumably they are pupating as there are very few about now)
Glaucous Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Barred Umber moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Hebrew Character moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Early Thorn moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Hazel moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Engrailed moth: 1 trapped in a puddle in daytime by Treshnish Old School House, 1 more at night
May 14
Great Northern Diver: 1 from below Treshnish House (Prasad, JE & JE)
White-tailed Eagle: 1 from ridge above Dervaig (JE & JE)
Short-eared Owl: 1 perched below Treshnish House flew Towards Calgary (JE & JE)
Mountain Hare: 1 below Treshnish House, 2-3 at Treshnish boathouse
Adder: 1 on Treshnish farm (SC)
Green-veined White butterfly: 3 by Treshnish Old school House
Green Hair-streak butterfly: 2 by Treshnish Old school House
Glaucous Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Garden Tiger moth caterpillar: 1 below Treshnish House
Sanicle: flowering (CC)
Forget-me-not: flowering
Creeping Buttercup: flowering
May 15
Golden Eagle: 1 on ridge behind Haunn cottages (JE & JE)
Peregrine Falcon: 1 from ridge above Dervaig at Meal an Inbhire (JE & JE)
Hen Harrier: 1 male at NM460500 (JE & JE)
Great Skua: 1 from below Treshnish House (JE & JE)
Tawny Owl: 1 from ridge above Dervaig at Meal an Inbhire (JE & JE)
Green-veined White butterfly: 5 by Treshnish wood
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Scalloped Bar moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Powdered Quaker moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Drab moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Glaucous Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Nut-tree Tussock moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Hebrew Character moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Smoky Wainscot moth caterpillar: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Gooseberry Sawfly caterpillar: many in Treshnish garden. It looks exactly like a moth caterpillar but it is the larva of a sawfly, closely related to wasps. It is a gooseberry pest
Drinker moth caterpillar: 1 by Ensay Burn mouth
Whorled Loosestrife: flowering below graveyard
Yellow Iris: flowering at Calgary
May 16
Great Northern Diver: 3 from below Treshnish House (JE & JE)
Goosander: 1 male & 1 female at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Common Sandpiper: 4 at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Redshank: 1 at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Greenshank: 1 at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Whimbrel: 1 at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Curlew: 1 at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Dunlin: 2 at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Sand Martin: 6+ at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Twite: 2 by Shian cottage (JE & JE)
Otter: 1 in loch near road at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Least Black Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Silver-line Carpet moth: 25+ by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Scalloped Bar moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
[Yellow-ringed Carpet moth: 1 inside Treshnish Old School House in daytime and 1 came to light at night]
Flame Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Satyr Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Pale Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Pale-shouldered Brocade moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Marbled Coronet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Shark moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Glaucous Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
May 17
Greylag Goose: 2 with 5 chicks at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Eider: male and female at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Sedge Warbler: 2 at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Otter: 2 in the reed-beds at Dervaig (JE & JE)
Silverweed: flowering
May 19
Twite: 2 at Toechtamhor cottage
Linnet: 2 at Haunn cottages
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 2-3 by Treshnish Old School House
Glaucous Shears: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Drab moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Scalloped Bar moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Dotted Clay larva: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
May 20
Lapwing: 1 just inland from Ensay farm chasing crows, presumably this is the one of the pair that were showing interest in the Treshnish lochan area
House Martin: 1 hunting along Ensay Burn (my first of the year)
Green-veined White butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Heath butterfly: 1 near Ensay Burn
Common Heath moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
[Yellow Ringed Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
Whiter Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Powdered Quaker moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
White Clover: flowering
Common Butterwort: flowering
[Marsh Thistle: flowering. This could be Melancholy Thistle need to re-check]
Herb Robert: flowering
Enchanters Nightshade: nearly flowering
Common Twayblade: flowering
Cow Parsley: flowering
Germander Speedwell: flowering
May 22
Red-throated Diver: 2 from Ensay Burn mouth
Arctic Skua: 1 in Calgary Bay mouth
Grey Wagtail: juvenile attended by parent above Treshnish boathouse
Green-veined White butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Angle Shades moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Pale Shouldered Brocade moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Knot Grass moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 1 near Treshnish boathouse
Brown Silver-line moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Scalloped Bar: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Peppered Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
[Yellow-ringed Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House]
May 23
Pomarine Skua: 1 scavenging off a flock of Kittiwakes and Manx Shearwaters off from Treshnish Point
Great Skua: 1 bathing and preening in the sea off from Treshnish Point
Golden Eagle: 2 patrolling the cliffs at Port Haunn
Kestrel: 1 at Crackaig
Twite: 2 at port Haunn
Buff Ermine moth: 1 female by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Glaucous Shears moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Scalloped Bar moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Sallow Kitten moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Nut-tree Tussock moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Pebble Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Shark moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
[Light Knot Grass moth: 1 worn individual by Treshnish Old School House]
Silver Hook moth: 1 near the ‘Whisky Cave’
Brimstone Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Phoenix moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Peppered Moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Engrailed moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lunar Thorn moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
[Yellow-ringed Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
Scalloped Hazel moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Silver-line moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Trefoil: flowering by Treshnish Old School House
English Stonecrop: flowering
Roseroot: soon to flower
May 24
Yellow-barred Brindle: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Brown Silver-line: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Nut-tree Tussock moth: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Pebble Prominent: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Small Angle Shades moth: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Pale-shouldered Brocade: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Engrailed: 2 near Treshnish Old School House
Small Phoenix: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Small White Wave moth: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
May 25
Green-veined White butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Pale-shouldered Brocade: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Angle Shades moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Small Phoenix moth: 3 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House
Barred Umber moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House
Engrailed moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House
Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House
May 26
Golden Eagle: 2 above Haunn cottages (Prasad), 1 in morning, 1 in afternoon at Haunn (EJ)
House Martin: 1 at Haunn (EJ)
[Jackdaw: 1 at Haunn (EJ)]
Green-veined White butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 3 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Small Angle Shades moth: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Hazel moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Barred Umber moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School
Engrailed moth: 2 caught by net near Treshnish Old School
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Phoenix moth: 2 caught by net near Treshnish Old School
Common White Wave: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House
May 27
Great Skua: 1 above cliffs at Treshnish Point and (another) about 3 hours later half way between Port Haunn and Crackaig
Twite: 3-6 in low-lying area below Toechtamhor cottage, 1 half the way between Port Haunn and Crackaig, 4 three quarters the way between Port Haunn and Crackaig (Prasad), 1 at Haunn (EJ)
[Great Northern Diver: 1 at Haunn (EJ)]
Ringed Plover: 1 at Haunn (EJ)
Otter: mother with only the one cub at Crackaig
Green-veined White butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Heath butterfly: 1-2 at Port Haunn
Small Angle Shades moth: 4 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 3 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Engrailed moth: 2 caught by net near Treshnish Old School
Barred Umber moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School
Scalloped Hazel moth: 2 caught by net near Treshnish Old School
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 4 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House
Narrow-leaved Helleborine orchid: 2 near Treshnish Old School House
Foxglove: flowering
Cross-leaved Heath: has been flowering for over a week
Eyebright: flowering
May 28
Golden Eagle: 1 at Haunn (EJ)
Twite: 1 in morning, 1 in afternoon at Haunn (EJ)
Pheasant: female with newly hatched chick by Treshnish Old School House
Green-veined White butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Knot Grass moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Hazel moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Blue butterfly: 1 at the monument, Ulva (Leena)
Golden-ringed Dragonfly: 1 on Ulva (Leena)
May 29
Golden Eagle: 1 at Haunn (EJ)
Hen Harrier: 1 at Haunn (EJ)
Ringed Plover: 1 at Haunn (EJ)
Twite: 1 at Haunn (EJ)
Chaffinch: two families with newly fledged young at Ensay Burn
Grey Wagtail: 1-2 at Ensay Burn near main track and upstream
Common Twayblade: A second plant was found in Treshnish wood but something has eaten the flower stalks of both of them
Least Black Arches moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School
House Nut-tree Tussock moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Peppered Moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House
Yellow-barred Brindle moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Silver-line moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Hazel moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Foglove Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dwarf Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Engrailed moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Brimstone Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Phoenix moth: 1 disturbed in Treshnish wood during the day, 4 at night by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Scalloped Bar moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Angle Shades moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lunar Thorn moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Peacock moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Knot Grass moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver Y moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House. This moth is a migrant!
Ruddy Highflyer moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Satyr Pug moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
[Narrow-winged Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
Grey Pine Carpet moth: 1 disturbed during the day in Treshnish wood
Redleg: flowering for a few days
Red Clover: flowering
May 30
Red-throated Diver: 2 in Calgary Bay
Flame Carpet moth: 1 caught with net near Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 3 came to wine-ropes near Treshnish Old School House (1 was the dark form)
Small Angle Shades moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Common Figwort: flowering
Common Knapweed: flowering
Roseroot: has been flowering a few days
Yellow-rattle: flowering
May 31
Twite: 1 at Haunn (EJ)
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 2 disturbed in daytime in Treshnish wood
Green Carpet moth: 1 caught with net near Treshnish Old School House
Satyr Pug moth: 1 caught in daytime with net near Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green-brindled Crescent moth caterpillar: 1 caught about 10 days previously near Treshnish Old School House and identified by MY on 8 June. Still in larval form until 8 June at least
Fringe Cups: flowering (new to Treshnish list)

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