June 2007

June 1
House Martin: 1 by Treshnish House, presumably there is a nest site nearby, perhaps at Ensay
Four-spotted Chaser dragonfly: 1 at Treshnish House (the first dragonfly of the season at Treshnish)
Narrow-leaved Helleborine: I counted 91 on Calgary Hotel nature walk (others counted 114)! This must be one of the best spots in Britain for this species
June 3
House Martin: 3 at Calgary
Sand Martin: 3 at Calgary (nest holes by campsite toilet building)
Flame Shoulder moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Glaucous Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Fox Moth: 2 males by Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Hazel moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Silver-line moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Angle Shades moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Peppered Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Brimstone Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Scalloped Bar moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
[Grass Rivulet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
Light Knot Grass moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
[unidentified pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
June 4
Kestrel: 1 near Treshnish lochan
Lapwing: 1 at Ensay
Small Heath butterfly: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Green-veined White butterfly: 3+ by Treshnish Old School House
Green Hair-streak butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Carpet moth: 1 in Treshnish Wood, 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 in day in Treshnish Wood, 4 at night by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Carpet moth: 1 in Treshnish Wood, 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 3 in Treshnish Wood, 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Barred Umber moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Phoenix moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Hazel moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Silver moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bordered White moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Narrow-winged Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Satyr Pug moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Pine Carpet moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 9 by Treshnish Old School House
The Coronet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 13 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Angle Shades moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Peach Blossom moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Knot Grass moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Hook-tip moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Fox Moth: 1 female by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Four-spotted Chaser dragonfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Blue Damselfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Twayblade orchid: many above shore, below Treshnish House
Greater Butterfly Orchid: few near Ensay Burn mouth (one has been about to open for a few days)
[Early Purple Orchid: near Ensay Burn mouth]
Red Bartsia: flowering
Honeysuckle: flowering
June 5
Common Ringed Plover: 2 at the shore at Haunn, 1 occupying territory at Port Haunn
Lesser Redpoll: male and female below Toechtamhor cottage, obviously they are breeding nearby (some previous fly-by Twite records must refer to this species)
Whinchat: parents with (hidden) young in low-lying area below Haunn cottages
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 at Port Haunn
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 1 in day by Treshnish Old School House
Fritillary sp.: 1 at Achnacoil (SC)
Small Heath butterfly: 1+ by Treshnish Old School House, 2 between Haunn and Treshnish cottages, 3 below Toechtamhor cottage
Angle Shades moth: 2 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 30+ came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Small Angle Shades moth: 3 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Knot Grass moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Heart and Dart moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Golden-ringed Dragonfly: 1 below Toechtamhor cottage
Ragged Robin: flowering
Early Purple Orchid: below Toechtamhor cottage
Small White Orchid: at least 3 by Toechtamhor cottage
Greater Butterfly Orchid: many just below Toechtamhor cottage
Oyster Plant: 3 patches at Port Haunn, the largest is about to flower
June 6
Red-throated Diver: tight group of 3 at Calgary
House Martin: 1 at Calgary Bay (obviously those seen at Treshnish are from breeding birds at Calgary)
Sand Martin: 3+ at Calgary
Reed Bunting: 1 female calling to hidden young in low-lying area below Toechtamhor cottage
Whinchat: parents with (hidden) young nearby below Haunn cottages
Silver Y moth: 1 in day by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 1 in day by Treshnish Old School House, 1 at night by Treshnish Old School House
Small Heath butterfly: 4+ by Treshnish Old School House
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary: 2 by Treshnish Old School House (one was caught and photographed)
Clouded Silver moth: 1 inside Treshnish Old School House
Common Wave moth: 1 in day by Treshnish Old School House
Green Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Pine carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Barred Umber moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Silver-line moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 10 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Knot Grass moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Knot Grass moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Rustic moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Foxglove Pug: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Satyr Pug moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
[Dark Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
Common Blue Damselfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Golden-ringed Dragonfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Slender St. John’s Wort: flowering
English Stonecrop: flowering
June 7
Bullfinch: 2 by Lettermore, Loch Frisa
Tree Pipit: 2 at Loch Frisa
Small Heath butterfly: 30+ near fish farm at Loch Frisa
Green-veined White butterfly: 3+ near fish farm at Loch Frisa
Small Pearl-bordered fritillary butterfly: 2 near fish farm at Loch Frisa
Common Blue butterfly: 1 near fish farm at Loch Frisa
Common Heath moth: 5+ near fish farm at Loch Frisa
Broom Moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Knot Grass moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Knot Grass moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Silver-lines moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Silver-line moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Barred Umber moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Satyr Pug moth; 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Four-spotted Chaser dragonfly: 1 near fish farm at Loch Frisa
Golden-ringed Dragonfly: 2 near fish farm at Loch Frisa
Large Red Damselfly: 2 near fish farm at Loch Frisa
June 8
Basking Shark: 1 off from Treshnish boathouse
Peacock moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Coxcomb Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Angle Shades moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Shears moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Nut-tree Tussock moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Brocade moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lychnis moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Hazel moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Peppered Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Barred Umber moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Phoenix: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Phoenix moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Red Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
June 9
Golden Eagle: 1 opposite Shain Cottage and near Old School House (BM)
Kestrel: 1 seen twice near the cow-barn
Lapwing: 1 at Ensay
Twite: 1 female near Toechtamhor cottage
Whinchat: 1 to north of Crackaig (BM)
Painted Lady butterfly: 1 at Haunn, 2 by Treshnish Old School House, 2 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages, 2 by Ensay Burn mouth, 6 below Treshnish House
[Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterfly: 1 at Haunn, 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages, 1 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 below Treshnish House,]
Small Heath butterfly: common
Green-veined White butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Chimney Sweeper moth: 1 in daytime at Haunn, 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Coxcomb Prominent moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Iron Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Poplar Hawkmoth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House, 10 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Buff Ermine moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House, 7 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Scalloped Hook-tip moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Peach Blossom moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Nut-tree Tussock moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Yellow Underwing moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS),
[Lunar Yellow Underwing moth: 1 disturbed from grass whilst strimming at Toechtamhor cottage]
Grey Dagger moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Knot Grass moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Small Angle Shades: 3 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Broom Moth: 13 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House, 2 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Flame Shoulder moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House, 2 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Lychnis moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: many in Treshnish wood, 3 at night by Treshnish Old School House, 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Phoenix moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Peacock Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
[pug species: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
Narrow-winged Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Satyr Pug moth: 1-3 by Treshnish Old School House
[Grey Pug moth: 1 probable by Treshnish Old School House]
[Golden-rod Pug moth: 1 probable by Treshnish Old School House]
Dusky Brocade moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House, 2 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Golden-ringed Dragonfly: 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Oxeye Daisy: flowering
June 10
Red-throated Diver: 2 at Ensay Burn mouth
Peregrine Falcon: 1 flying north-northeast over Treshnish House
Painted Lady butterfly: 1 by Treshnish boathouse, 4 below Treshnish House,
Chimney Sweeper moth: 2 near Treshnish boathouse, 2 below Treshnish House
Silver Y moth: 1 in daytime near Treshnish boathouse
Silver-ground Carpet moth: common in all habitats
Golden-ringed Dragonfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Hemlock Water Dropwort: flowering
Common Twayblade: many above shore below Treshnish House
Greater Butterfly Orchid: near Treshnish boathouse and below Treshnish House
Marsh Lousewort: flowering
June 11
Swift: 1 near the secondary school, Oban
Painted Lady: 1 near the hospital, Oban
Buff-tip moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House, 12 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
White Ermine: 1 by Treshnish Old School House, 8 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Map-winged Swift moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Drinker moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Ruby Tiger moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Drab moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Broom Moth: 14 by Treshnish Old School House, 9 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House, 4 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Angle Shades moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Small Angle Shades moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Flame Shoulder moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House, 4 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House, 3 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Large Yellow Underwing: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Brown Rustic moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Brimstone moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Green Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Common Wave moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Peppered Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Mouse Moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
June 12
Red-throated Diver: 2 calling to each other off from Ensay Burn mouth
Kestrel: 2 young in nest at Reudle
Lapwing: 1 at Treshnish lochan
Common Ringed Plover: 1 occupying territory at Port Haunn
Great Skua: 1 over the cliffs at Treshnish Point
Northern Wheatear: fledged young between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Whinchat: 2 adults with hidden young below Haunn cottages
Painted Lady butterfly: 4 at Treshnish House, 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages, 2 at Toechtamhor, 2 at Treshnish Point, 1 above Haunn shore
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterfly: 2 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Small Heath butterfly: 3 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 at Treshnish Point
Common Blue butterfly: 1 below Haunn cottages
Chimney Sweeper moth: 1 at Toechtamhor, 2 at Treshnish Point
Transparent Burnet moth: 1 at Treshnish Point, 1 at path up to Crackaig
Six-spot Burnet moth: 6 at Treshnish Point
White Ermine: 1 at Crackaig at top of path
Silver Y moth: 6 in daytime below Haunn cottages
Highland Darter dragonfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
[Common Hawker dragonfly: 2 by Treshnish Old School House]
Thyme: flowering
Lady’s Bedstraw: flowering
Fragrant Orchid: flowering
Wood Sage: flowering
Northern Marsh Orchid: flowering
Goldenrod: flowering
[Hop Trefoil: flowering]
June 13
Whinchat: 1 at Langamull house
Mistle Thrush: 1 at Langamull house, 1 near Frachadil farm
Bullfinch: a pair between Langamull house and the beach
Painted Lady butterfly: 2 at Langamull house
Six-spot Burnet moth: 1 at Langamull house
Slender Scotch Burnet moth: 39 at Langamull house, 2 to west of Langamull beach
Transparent Burnet moth: 4 at Langamull house, 3 to west of Langamull beach
Chimney Sweeper Moth: 2 at Langamull house
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House, 4 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Broom Moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House, 2 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Flame Shoulder moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House, 3 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
White Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House, 2 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Dusky Brocade moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House, 3 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Buff Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Map-winged Swift moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 2 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Shears: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Large Yellow Underwing moth: 2 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Common Twayblade orchid: Langamull beach
Bog Asphodel: on its way to flowering
June 14
Small Heath butterfly: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Painted Lady butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Green-veined White butterfly: 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Common Blue butterfly: 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Buff-tip moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Common Lutestring moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 26 at East cottage (MS)
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 40+ came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Small Angle Shades moth: 10 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House, 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Angle Shades moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 2 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House, 3 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 2 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Large Yellow Underwing moth: 3 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 5 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House, 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Knot Grass moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House, 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Green Arches moth: 2 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Shears moth: 3 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade: 4 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House, 2 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Brown Rustic moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
True Lover’s Knot moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Light Emerald moth: 2 caught with net at night near Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave: 2 caught with net at night near Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 2 caught with net at night near Treshnish Old School House
Grey Scalloped Bar moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Green Carpet moth: 4 caught with net at night near Treshnish Old School House
Purple Bar moth: 1 at East cottage, Haunn (MS)
Emperor Moth caterpillar: 1 photographed today was found a few days before
Between 9-15 June ‘Silver Y on the fuschia at dusk and, in daylight, Silver-ground carpet common in sunshine amongst bracken, Chimney Sweeper common in vegetation in ‘back garden’, Brown Silver-line disturbed from ditto. Also of course huge numbers of Painted Lady, common Small Heath, occasional Latticed Heath*. Gold-ringed dragonfly patrolling streamlet to right of cottage,’ (MS at east cottage)
*= Latticed Heath later retracted
Pineapple Mayweed: flowering
Self-heal: flowering
Common Spotted-orchid: flowering
Meadow Vetchling: flowering
June 15
Kestrel: 1 opposite Shian cottage (CS)
Peacock butterfly caterpillar: clumps of hundreds on nettles at Treshnish House and Treshnish Old Schoolhouse
Small Tortoiseshell butterfly caterpillar: several with the above at Treshnish House
Chimney Sweeper moth: 30+ below Treshnish House and Ensay Burn mouth
Flame Shoulder moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Drinker moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Nut-tree Tussock moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
True Lover’s Knot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Rustic moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Angle Shades moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Shears: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Peppered Moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Brimstone moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Carpet moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Carpet: 1 (with no hind-wings) by Treshnish Old School House
Narrow-winged Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green-brindled Crescent moth caterpillar: one kept for about 3 weeks entered the soil just put in the pot to pupate
Common Valerian: flowering
Willowherb sp: flowering at Ensay Burn moth hillock
Nettle: flowering
June 16
Golden Eagle: 1 opposite Shian cottage (BM)
Lesser Redpoll: (listed as Common Redpoll) 1 below Haunn cottages (BM)
Silver Y moth: 1 at Haunn cottages
Buff-tip moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Cloud-bordered Brindle moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Carpet moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Peppered Moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House (Prasad), 1 (MC)
Clouded Border moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
June 17
Mallard: 1 female on with chicks at Treshnish lochan
Lapwing: 1 above Treshnish lochan
Common Gull: 9 flying above the breeding colony at Treshnish lochan
Tree Pipit: 1 at Croig (BM)
Wheatear: juveniles at Glac Gugairidh, Crackaig and Achnacoil villages
Linnet: heard and seen often around Treshnish Old School House
Meadow Brown: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Painted Lady butterfly: 2 near Treshnish Old School House
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterfly: 8+ near Treshnish Old School House, 2 at Glac Gugairidh
Dark-green Fritillary butterfly: 3+ near Treshnish Old School House
Small Heath butterfly: 10+ near Treshnish Old School House, 10+ near Reudle schoolhouse bog
Common Blue butterfly: 1 near Treshnish Old School House, 1 at Reudle schoolhouse bog, 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Green-veined White: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Silver Y moth: 1 in daytime near Treshnish Old School House
Chimney Sweeper moth: 1 in daytime near Treshnish Old School House
Transparent Burnet moth: 1 at Crackaig uphill path
Dusky Brocade: 1 found in daytime by Treshnish House (MC)
Chimney Sweeper moth: (MC)
Buff Ermine moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 1 at window of Treshnish Old School House
[Common Hawker dragonfly: 1+ near Treshnish Old School House, 1 at Reudle schoolhouse bog, 1 at Glac Gugairidh]
[Four-spotted Chaser dragonfly: 1 near Glac Gugairidh]
Large Red Damselfly: 1 at Reudle schoolhouse bog
Black Medick: flowering
Bog Asphodel: flowering
Marsh Thistle: flowering
Bell Heather: flowering
June 18
Golden Eagle: 2 above Treshnish lochan
House Martin: 2 above Treshnish lochan
Spotted Flycatcher: 1 in Treshnish wood near the farm track, how long as it been here un-noticed, a few weeks probably
Common Blue butterfly: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterfly: 2 near Treshnish Old School House
Dark-green Fritillary butterfly: 2 near Treshnish Old School House
Small Heath butterfly: 2+ near Treshnish Old School House
Painted Lady butterfly: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: many in daytime near Treshnish Old School House, 18 at night by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Silver-line: 1 in day and 1 at night by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Little Emerald moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Peppered Moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Pine Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Bar moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Phoenix moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Small White Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Riband Wave moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Smoky Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House (many more in daytime near Treshnish Old School House)
Engrailed moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Barred Umber moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Foxglove Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Pug moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Narrow-winged Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Lutestring moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 9 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 15 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Coxcomb Prominent moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
The Drinker moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Elephant Hawkmoth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House (escaped before I could take a good look)
Peach Blossom moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Yellow Underwing moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Heart and Dart moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Silver-lines moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Arches moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 11 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Angle Shades moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Brown Rustic moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Marbled Coronet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lychnis moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Chimney sweeper moth: 2 in daytime near Treshnish Old School House
Silver Y moth: 1 in daytime near Treshnish Old School House, 1 at night by Treshnish Old School House
[unidentified escaped moth: small (wing 15mm) white with feathered antennae]
[Common Hawker dragonfly: 2 near Treshnish Old School House]
Medium-flowered Winter-cress: has been flowering in cattle grid by Ensay Burn for over a week
June 19
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 1 at Ensay (Ann McPhail)
At Croig (with TP) many species of moth the same as at Treshnish woodland: including:

Map-winged Swift
Buff-tip
Common Lutestring
Poplar Hawkmoth
Pebble Prominent
Lesser Swallow Prominent
Coxcomb Prominent
Drinker
Peach Blossom
Ruby Tiger
Grey Arches
Green Arches
Pale-shouldered Brocade
Green Silver-lines
Straw Dot
Double Square-spot
Bright-line Brown-eye
White Ermine
Buff Ermine
Beautiful Golden Y
Small Angle Shades
Angle Shades
Broom
Purple Clay
Clouded-bordered Brindle
Heart and Dart
Brown Rustic
Lychnis
Knot Grass
Dusky Brocade
Shears
Large Yellow Underwing
Mottled Beauty
Common White Wave
Common Wave
Welsh Wave
Small White Wave
Riband Wave
Green Pug
Foxglove Pug
Brimstone
Light Emerald
Large Emerald
Silver-ground Carpet
Common Carpet
Common Marbled Carpet
Green Carpet
Flame Carpet
Purple Bar
Clouded Border
Clouded Silver
Barred Umber
The Peacock
Small Phoenix
Grey Birch

New species at Croig include: Broken-barred Carpet
Birch Mocha
Small Dotted Buff
Least Black Arches
Beautiful Brocade
[Tawny Marbled Minor]

June 20
Common Ringed Plover: 1 at Ensay Burn mouth
Painted Lady butterfly: 1 near shore below Treshnish House
Common Blue butterfly: 1 at Ensay Burn mouth
Chimney Sweeper moth: 10+ below the graveyard, 10+ below Treshnish House
Light Emerald moth: 4+ by Treshnish Old School House
Little Emerald moth: 3+ by Treshnish Old School House
Peppered Moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Rivulet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Carpet moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Narrow-winged Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Northern Spinach: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Wave: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Welsh Wave: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 9 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 21 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Swift moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
The Drinker moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Poplar Hawkmoth: 1 by Treshnish Old School
Large Yellow Underwing moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Arches moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 10 by Treshnish Old School House
Pale-shouldered Brocade: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Shears moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Angle Shades moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver Y moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Meadowsweet: flowering
Enchanter’s Nightshade: flowering
June 21
Golden Eagle: 2 twice ‘opposite Shian and Duill cottages’, 1 at Ensay Burn mouth
Red Grouse: 1 near top of Cruachan Treshnish (BM)
Redstart: 2 in Quinish woods
Whinchat: 1 near Quinish Point
Twite: 1 female at Haunn (BM)
Linnet: 1 male at Haunn (BM)
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterfly: 4+ near Mingary, Quinish (NM4156)
Dark-green Fritillary butterfly: 1 at Quinish at the standing stone (NM4155)
Meadow Brown butterfly: 1 near Mingary, Quinish (NM4156)
Painted Lady butterfly: 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages, 2+ near Mingary, Quinish (NM4156)
Green-veined White butterfly: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Small Heath butterfly: 1 near Mingary, Quinish (NM4155)
Transparent Burnet moth: 20 near Mingary, Quinish (NM412564), 8 south of Quinish Point (NM409562)
Six-spot Burnet moth: 6 near Mingary, Quinish (NM412564), 3 south of Quinish Point (NM409562)
Clouded Buff moth: 1 in daytime near Mingary, Quinish (NM4156)
Chimney Sweeper moth: 1 near Treshnish Old School House, many near Quinish Point
Brown Silver-line moth: 1 at Quinish before stone (NM4155), 1 near Mingary, Quinish (NM4155)
Light Emerald moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Peppered Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Dotted Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Northern Spinach moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Welsh Wave moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Riband Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
The Peacock moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Lutestring moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 11 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Coxcomb Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
The Drinker moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Hook-tip moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Poplar Hawkmoth: 2 by Treshnish Old School
Shark moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Double Square-spot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School
Green Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Pale-shouldered Brocade moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Lychnis moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
[Grey Pine carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
[Straw Dot or Small Dotted Buff moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
Foxglove Pug: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Marsh Cinquefoil: flowering at Quinish
Bramble: flowering for few days
June 22
Painted Lady butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Heath butterfly: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
[Scotch Argus butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
Chimney Sweeper moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Emerald moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 11 by Treshnish Old School House
Little Emerald moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Carpet moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Pine Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Brimstone Moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Wave moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 21 by Treshnish Old School House
Welsh Wave moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Birch moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Yellow Shell moth: 1 at Quinish in daytime
Peacock Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Wormwood Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Lutestring moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 15 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 19 by Treshnish Old School House
Map-winged Swift moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 9 by Treshnish Old School House
Coxcomb Prominent moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Pebble Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
The Drinker moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Poplar Hawkmoth: 2 by Treshnish Old School
Peach Blossom moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 Treshnish Old School House
Small Angle Shades moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lychnis moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Double Square-spot moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Square-spot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Straw Dot moth: 1-2 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
June 23
Golden Eagle: 1 behind Haunn cottages
Painted Lady butterfly: 2 at Haunn cottages
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Peacock butterfly caterpillars: clumps on nettles at Haunn cottages
Small Tortoiseshell butterfly: 1 with the above
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 1 in day at Haunn cottages
Chimney Sweeper moth: 1 at Haunn, 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Bar: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Welsh Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Narrow-winged pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Foxglove Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lynchis moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House and 1 worn individual was thought to be this species
Purple Clay: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Straw Dot: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
June 24
Fulmar: 10 pairs on the east end of the cliffs at Treshnish Point, 5 at the west and presumably some in the middle. No eggs or young seen but the pairs at the east end have been sitting since May 8th at least surely they must have young
Starling: about 60 included juveniles at sunset just above the roost cave at Treshnish Point (small flocks have been seen flying towards Treshnish Point at sunset for a couple of weeks
Whinchat: 1 juvenile in low-lying area below Haunn cottages
Six-spot Burnet moth: 2 on slopes near Treshnish Point
Ruby Tiger moth: 1 in Treshnish dome greenhouse (MC, CC & SC)
Bloody Cranesbill: flowering on cliffs above Treshnish Point. It must have been flowering for a while. Found on the grass on top of the cliff not on the rocks as I was expecting
Burnet Rose: flowering for few days
June 25
Dark Green Fritillary butterfly: 1 at Ensay (AM)
Grey Arches moth: 1 came to wine-ropes at Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 2 came to wine-ropes at Treshnish Old School House
Knot Grass moth: 1 came to wine-ropes at Treshnish Old School House
June 26
Light Emerald moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Coxcomb Prominent moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Iron Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver Y moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
June 27
Whinchat: adult with chicks near Cillchriosd, Sunipol
Mistle Thrush: near Cillchriosd, Sunipol
Bullfinch: 2 at Langamull house
Painted Lady butterfly: 1 at Langamull (NM3853)
Dark-green Fritillary butterfly: 2 at Langamull (NM3853), 6 near Cillchriosd, Sunipol (NM3753)
Small Heath butterfly: 2 at Langamull (NM3853)
Transparent Burnet moth: 6 by Langamull House (NM385533), 4 near Cillchriosd, Sunipol (NM373531)
Six-spot Burnet moth: 2 by Langamull House (NM385533)
Slender Scotch Burnet: 1 by Langamull House (NM385533)
Chimney Sweeper moth: 30 at Langamull (NM3853), 1 near Cillchriosd, Sunipol (NM3753)
Common Blue butterfly: 4 at Langamull (NM3853)
Meadow Brown butterfly: 1 at Langamull (NM3853), 11 near Cillchriosd, Sunipol (NM3753)
Garden Tiger moth: 1 in daytime by Langamull House (NM3853)
Common Hawker dragonfly: 1 near Cillchriosd, Sunipol
Highland or Black Darter dragonfly: 1 female/immature at Langamull House
June 28
Broom Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
June 29
Basking Shark: 1 off from Treshnish boathouse (D & S)
Chimney Sweeper moth: 20 at Ensay Burn mouth
Mottled Beauty moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Little Emerald moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Hemlock Water Dropwort: flowering for few days
Wild Angelica: flowering
Hedge Woundwort: flowering for a few days
Cow Parsley: flowering for over a week
Cleavers: flowering
Heath Bedstraw: flowering for at least two weeks
Yellow Pimpernel: flowering about 10 days ago in Treshnish wood
June 30
Starling: 1 fledged juvenile and 1 dead juvenile of the same age were found in the stove at Toechtamhor another was alive in the flue and the baffle had to be removed to set it free. Did the dead one die of starvation? We do not know when the last time the stove was lit but definitely within the previous two weeks. Both the living birds flew strongly towards the roost-cave when released.
Grey Wagtail: 1 at Ensay Burn mouth
Basking Shark: 1 off from the shore at Haunn (D & S)
Chimney Sweeper moth: 10 below Treshnish House
Dark-green Fritillary butterfly: 1 below Treshnish House
Shepherd’s Purse: flowering at East cottage, Haunn (new to Treshnish list)
Meadowsweet: flowering
Ragwort: flowering
Hogweed: flowering

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