July 2007

July 1
Hen Harrier: 1 female above Loch [Tuan] (MO)
Buzzard: 3 juveniles flying near the nest sites in Treshnish wood. I did not check early enough to see if they came from one or two of the nest
Meadow Pipit: feeding juvenile Cuckoo at Larach Mhor (MO)
Grey Wagtail: 1 at Ensay Burn mouth
Pied Wagtail: 1 juvenile at Ensay Burn
Otter: 1 at Treshnish boathouse (guests at Shian)
Basking Shark: 1 from Treshnish boathouse (Leena), 3 from Treshnish boathouse (guests at Shian)
Chimney Sweeper moth: 3 near Ensay Burn (MO)
Mottled Beauty moth: 2 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House, 21 by Treshnish Old School House
Peppered Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
[Small Engrailed moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
Common White Wave moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House, 11 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Wave moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House, 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Emerald moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Welsh Wave moth: 15 by Treshnish Old School House
Riband Wave moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Fan-footed Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Magpie moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Brimstone moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Peacock moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Bar moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Phoenix moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Northern Spinach moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Barred Straw moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Foxglove Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Narrow-winged Pug moth: 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
Drinker moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 28 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Buff moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Shark moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 worn individual caught by net near Treshnish Old School House, 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 10 by Treshnish Old School House
True Lover’s Knot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Double Square-spot moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Square-spot moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
[Brown Rustic moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
Flame Shoulder moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Clay moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Arches moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Lutestring moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Straw Dot moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Fan-foot: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Burnished Brass: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House
Catoptria margaritella micro moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
July 2
Fulmar: 3 at Port Haunn (MO)
Black Guillemot: 3 adults at Port Haunn (MO)
Green Arches moth: 2 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 2 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 4 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Sea Mayweed: flowering
July 3
Mottled Beauty moth: 14 by Treshnish Old School House
Welsh Wave moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Riband Wave moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 17 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Wave moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Carpet moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Marbled Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 3 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House at dusk, 1 came to MV light by Treshnish Old School House
Northern Spinach moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Emerald moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House at dusk, 6 came to MV light by Treshnish Old School House
Brimstone moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Magpie 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
Common Lutestring moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 24 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Coxcomb Prominent moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Pebble Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Iron Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Poplar Hawkmoth: 1-2 by Treshnish Old School House
Elephant Hawkmoth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Smoky Wainscot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Square-spot moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Double Square-spot moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Clay moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Arches moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Straw Dot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Burnished Brass moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Spectacle moth: by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Snout moth: 1 caught by net near Treshnish Old School House at dusk
Yarrow: flowering
July 4
Great Skua: 2 flying from Treshnish Point to Calgary Bay and back
Siskin: 2 near Treshnish Old School House
Speckled Wood butterfly: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Meadow Brown butterfly: 2 near Treshnish Old School House
Green-veined White butterfly: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Dark-green Fritillary butterfly: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
Chimney Sweeper moth: 2 in day near Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 8 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School
Dark Arches moth: 6 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School
Green Arches moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School
Coronet moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School
Knot Grass moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School
Small Square-spot moth: 1 came to light in window at Treshnish Old School
White Ermine moth: 1 came to light on window at Treshnish Old School
Common Lutestring: 1 inside Treshnish Old School was probably one that was amongst those that fell off the wine-rope into the capture bag
Fox Moth caterpillar: 1 on east side of Ensay Burn mouth
Highland Darter dragonfly: 1 immature/female by Treshnish Old School House
July 5
Fulmar: 6 at Port Haunn (MO)
Great Skua: 1 at Port Haunn (MO)
Sedge Warbler: 1 adult with 1 juvenile in ‘meadow just above sea directly below Treshnish’ (MO)
Common Whitethroat: 1 adult with 1 juvenile in ‘field directly below Treshnish through gate’ (MO)
Twite: 1 at Toechtamhor (Prasad), 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages (MO)
Linnet: 1 male between Treshnish and Haunn cottages (MO)
Siskin: 10+ by Toechtamhor
Dark Green Fritillary butterfly: 2 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Common Blue butterfly: 1 at Haunn cottages
Chimney Sweeper moth: 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
July 6
Siskin: 4+ by Treshnish House
Beautiful Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver-ground Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Rivulet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Riband Wave moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Welsh Wave moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 11 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Brimstone moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Magpie moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 10 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Emerald moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
[Little Emerald moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House]
Mottled Beauty moth: 21 by Treshnish Old School House
Satin Beauty moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Peppered Moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Coxcomb Prominent moth: 12 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Iron Prominent moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 12 by Treshnish Old School House
Nut-tree Tussock moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Spectacle moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Arches moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Double Square-spot moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 10 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Square-dot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common or Lesser Common Rustic moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Clay moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 9 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lychnis moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
True lover’s Knot moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Lutestring moth: 12 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Straw Dot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
July 7
Peregrine Falcon: 1 at Haunn cottages (Prasad and BF & FF)
Starling: 1 alive in stove at Middle cottage, Haunn
Siskin: 13 by Treshnish House
Dark-green Fritillary butterfly: 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Meadow Brown butterfly: 1 below Treshnish House
Sneezewort: flowering (BF & FF)
Wood Vetch: flowering (BF & FF)
July 8
Sparrowhawk: 1 below Treshnish House (first in nearly two months)
Magpie moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Smoky Wave: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Bar moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Coxcomb Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Ingrailed Clay moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
True Lover’s Knot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Catoptria margaritella micro moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
July 10
Knot Grass moth: (Martha Charrington)
July 12
Golden Eagle: pair flying below Treshnish House towards hill behind Ensay
Green-veined White butterfly: 1 at Haunn cottages
Meadow Brown butterfly: 2 between Haunn and Treshnish cottages, 1 at Treshnish Old School House
Dark Green Fritillary butterfly: 4 between Haunn and Treshnish cottages
Small Heath butterfly: 2 between Haunn and Treshnish cottages
Chimney Sweeper moth: 1 between Haunn and Treshnish cottages
Grey Dagger moth: 1 at Treshnish House (MC)
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Treble-bar moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Square-spot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Greater Birdsfoot Trefoil: flowering for a week or more
Harebell: flowering
July 13
Green-veined White butterfly: 4 at pond by Duill cottage
Meadow Brown butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Yellow Underwing moth: (MC)
Horsefly species: you would not want to be bitten by this beast, much bigger than a common horsefly (cleg), and with a striped abdomen (SC)
Spear Thistle: flowering
July 14
Siskin: flock of about 10 at Toechtamhor cottage
Dark Green Fritillary butterfly: 2 between Haunn and Treshnish cottages
Green-veined white butterfly: 5 between Haunn and Treshnish cottages, 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Blue butterfly: 2 between Haunn and Treshnish cottages
Meadow Brown butterfly: 2 between Haunn and Treshnish cottages, 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Tortoiseshell butterfly: 1 inside Treshnish Old School House
Emperor Moth larva: one kept for several weeks today entered pupation
Clouded Border moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 10 by Treshnish Old School House
Satin Beauty moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Welsh Wave moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Riband Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Emerald moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Bar moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
July High-flyer moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Coxcomb Prominent moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Pebble Prominent moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Buff moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Spectacle moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Double Square-spot moth: 9 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
True Lover’s Knot moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Udea prunalis micro-moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Nicrophorus investigator beetle: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
July 15
Fulmar: 2 sitting on cliffs at east side of Treshnish Point sea-cliffs, no sign of young
Reed Bunting: 1 female/immature in low-lying area below Toechtamhor
Twite: 3 near Toechtamhor cottage, 5 near Skoma medieval village
Sedge Warbler: 1 singing by Treshnish boathouse
Basking Shark: 1 at Port Haunn
Green-veined White butterfly: 1 near Treshnish Old School House, 12+ between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Dark-green Fritillary butterfly: 1 near Treshnish Old School House, 26+ between Treshnish and Haunn cottages, 16+ near Skoma medieval village
Meadow Brown butterfly: 9+ between Treshnish and Haunn cottages, 15+ near Skoma medieval village
Speckled Wood butterfly: 5 near Treshnish Old School House
Grayling butterfly: 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Small Heath butterfly: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
[Large White butterfly: 4 near Treshnish Old School House]
Common Blue butterfly: 2 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Mottled Beauty moth: 18 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
July Highflyer moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School
Barred Yellow moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Welsh Wave moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Riband Wave moth: 23 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Fan-footed Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Bar moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Brimstone moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Magpie moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Emerald moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
V-Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Cox Prominent moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Pebble Prominent moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
White Ermine moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Yellow Underwing moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Shark moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
True Lover’s Knot moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Double Square-spot moth: 25 by Treshnish Old School House
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 10 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Square-spot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dotted Clay moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Ingrailed Clay moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School
Smoky Wainscot moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Lutestring moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1-2 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Gold Spangle moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School
Burnished Brass moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Straw Dot: 1 in day by Treshnish boathouse, 1 at night by Treshnish Old School House
Udea prunalis micro-moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Highland Darter: 5 near Treshnish Old School House
Common Hawker: 1 near Treshnish Old School House
[Marsh/Fen Bedstraw: flowering on dried up pond near Skoma half way between low-lying area below Toechtamhor and sea]
[Rough Sow-thistle: flowering]
[Goatsbeard: flowering]
Bitter Vetchling: flowering
Wild Angelica: flowering
Grass of Parnassus: flowering
July 17
Siskin: flock of 25 by Treshnish House
Common Blue butterfly: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Green-veined White butterfly: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Green Fritillary butterfly: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Meadow Brown butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 1 in day at Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 16 by Treshnish Old School House
Welsh Wave moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Riband Wave moth: 11 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Fan-footed Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Bar moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Carpet moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
July Highflyer moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Brimstone moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Emerald moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House
Pebble Prominent moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Coxcomb Prominent moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Spectacle moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Shark moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Yellow Underwing moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Double Square-spot moth: 14 by Treshnish Old School House
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 10 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Clay moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Dotted Clay moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Square-spot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Arches moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Rustic moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Lychnis moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Marbled or Rufous Minor moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Broom moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Knot Grass moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Smoky Wainscot moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
True Lover’s Knot moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Lutestring moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Gold Spangle moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Burnished Brass moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Udea prunalis micro-moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Hawker dragonfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
July 18
Kestrel: 3 (including at least 1 juvenile) at Treshnish Old School House
Green-veined White butterfly: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Speckled Wood butterfly: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Hawker dragonfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Highland Darter dragonfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 5 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Clouded-bordered Brindle moth: 1 came to wine-rope near Treshnish Old School House
Lychnis moth: 1 came to window at Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 1 came to window at Treshnish Old School House
July 19
Basking Shark: 3 at Treshnish Point, 1 at Port Haunn (guests at west Cottage, Haunn)
Green-veined White butterfly: 21 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages, 1 at Haunn
Dark Green Fritillary butterfly: 11 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Meadow Brown butterfly: 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Speckled Wood butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Smoky Wainscot moth: 2 came to window at Treshnish Old School House
July 20
Siskin: 5 at Treshnish House
Basking Shark: 1 off Treshnish boathouse
Green-veined White butterfly: 8 at Treshnish Old School House
July 21
Kestrel: family group of 4 hovering near cow-barn
Tawny Owl: 1 flying at dusk around Treshnish Old School House (juveniles have been heard calling at night for the past week)
Collared Dove: 1 at Treshnish House
Welsh Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House
Barred Straw moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Bar moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Chevron moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Treble-bar moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Oak moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Garden Tiger moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff-tip moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Yellow Underwing moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
True Lover’s Knot moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Smoky Wainscot moth: 1 at window of Treshnish Old School House, 2 at light-trap by Treshnish Old School House
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Dotted Clay moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Double Square-spot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Six-striped Rustic moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Straw Dot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Catoptria margaritella micro moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Udea prunalis micro-moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
July 22
Magpie moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 17 by Treshnish Old School House
Satin Beauty moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Riband Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Fan-footed Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Northern Spinach moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Oak moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Narrow-winged Pug: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Iron Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Coxcomb Prominent moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Garden Tiger moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Large Yellow Underwing moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Dusky Brocade moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Double Square-spot moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 13 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Rustic moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Clay moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Dotted Clay moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
True Lover’s Knot moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Smoky Wainscot moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Gold Spangle moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Gold Spot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Straw Dot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Udea prunalis micro-moth: 10 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Cow-wheat: flowering (new to Treshnish list)
July 23
Tawny Owl: 3+ juveniles calling and flying around Treshnish old School House
Robin: 1 juvenile feeding on main farm-track
Green-veined White butterfly: 12 near Treshnish Old School House
Dark Green Fritillary butterfly: 2 near Treshnish Old School House
Speckled Wood butterfly: 5 near Treshnish Old School House
Scotch Argus butterfly: many near Reudle Schoolhouse (SC)
Common Hawker dragonfly: 2 near Treshnish Old School House
Highland Darter dragonfly: 4 near Treshnish Old School House
July 24
Golden Eagle: 2 at Calgary
Hen Harrier: 1 female to north-east of Ensay (NM3848)
Blackcap: 1 female on track near Ensay Burn (a first for Treshnish farm)
Whinchat: 2 behind Ensay
Small Tortoiseshell butterfly: 1 at Treshnish Old School House
Dark Green Fritillary butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 near Ensay (NM3648)
Green-veined White butterfly: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Grayling butterfly: 5 near Ensay (4 at NM3648, 1 at NM3748)
Fox Moth caterpillar: 3 behind Ensay (2 at NM3848, 1at NM3749)
Purple Bar moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
July Highflyer moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Scalloped Oak moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Satin Beauty: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Fan-footed Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Riband Wave moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common White Wave moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Brimstone moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Barred Straw moth: 4 by Treshnish Old School House
Chevron moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Northern Spinach moth: 1 at night by Treshnish Old School House, 1 flying by day by Treshnish Old School House
Yellow-ringed Carpet moth: 1 came to window at Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Garden Tiger moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Buff Ermine moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Lutestring moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Flame Shoulder moth: 1 came to window at Treshnish Old School House, 1 by Treshnish Old School House came to moth-trap
Large Yellow Underwing moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 23 by Treshnish Old School House
Double Square-spot moth: 12 by Treshnish Old School House
Dotted Clay moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Grey Arches moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
True Lover’s Knot moth: 5 by Treshnish Old School House
Burnished Brass moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Gold Spot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Silver Y moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School Housed
Udea prunalis micro-moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Highland Darter: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Rosebay Willowherb: flowering
July 25
Northern Spinach moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
July 26
Twite: 1 at Treshnish House
Chevron: 1 came to window at Treshnish Old School House
July 27
Hen Harrier: 1 female flew in front of Toechtamhor and landed at about 9am (C family)
July 28
White-tailed Eagle: 4 over Loch Frisa area at 1pm (C family), 3 from quarry on farm-track by Treshnish House, 1 caught a fish and landed behind rocks on the shore, 2 others flew over Treshnish Point at about 5pm (C family)
Golden Eagle: 1 in morning, 1-2 at midday all above Haunn cottages
Great Skua: 1 flying overland from Port Haunn towards Treshnish House
Twite: 1 at Haunn cottages
Linnet: pair with 4 juveniles at Haunn cottages
Willow Warbler: adult with fledged young
July 29
Golden Eagle: 1 on Cruachan Treshnish between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Great Skua: 2 over shore just south of Port Haunn
Black Guillemot: at least one bringing fish to nest-hole on cliffs south of Port Haunn
Twite: 2 at Treshnish House, 3 at Port Haunn, 2 south of Port Haunn,
Red Deer faun: 1 small deer with spots running away with a herd of Red Deer hinds (this is obviously what I saw last year on June 7th)
Grayling butterfly: 1 south of Port Haunn, 1 at Port Haunn
Meadow Brown butterfly: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Scotch Argus butterfly: 2 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Dark Green Fritillary butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House, 1 at Port Haunn, 1 south of Port Haunn (NM3446)
Green-veined White butterfly: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Hawker dragonfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Highland Darter dragonfly: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Oysterplant: flowering at Port Haunn
Carline Thistle: flowering in many places
Hemp-agrimony: flowering wherever the sheep cannot reach (incl. first steep ravine south of Port Haunn at NM342462, ‘whisky cave’ at NM347462, waterfall just north of coastal path up to Crackaig at NM352462 & coastal path up to Crackaig at NM354460
Bloody Cranesbill: flowering at waterfall just north of coastal path up to Crackaig at NM352462 & coastal path up to Crackaig at NM354460
Devil’s-bit Scabious: flowering
Bush Vetch: flowering
July 30
Shag: 1 shag adult with 1 chick, 3 other pairs with 2 chicks each on ledges at Treshnish Point
Kestrel: 3 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Great Skua: 1 flying from Treshnish boathouse around Treshnish Point, 1 later flying same direction around Treshnish Point & later 1 flying in the opposite direction across the headland at Treshnish Point
Snipe: 1 near Haunn cottages
Fulmar: a minimum of 7-8 chicks (one per pair) sitting on ledges around Treshnish Point, there were probably more out of sight but probably no more than about 15 chicks
Lesser Black-backed Gull: adults dive-bombing at Treshnish Point probably one of the parents sitting on the cliffs with 3 chicks
Siskin: 2 by Treshnish Old School House, 1+ at Haunn cottages
Twite: 2 adults with a chick barely able to fly at the impassable ravine at Treshnish Point, 6+ at Haunn cottages
Sedge Warbler: 1 at Haunn cottages
Linnet: 2+ at Haunn cottages
[Redpoll: 1 at Haunn cottages]
Mountain Hare: 1 between Treshnish boathouse and Treshnish Point
Meadow Brown butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Green Fritillary butterfly: 1 at Treshnish House
Speckled Wood butterfly: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Green-veined White butterfly: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Shaded Broad-bar: 1 between Treshnish boathouse and Treshnish Point
Fox Moth caterpillar: 1 between Treshnish boathouse and Treshnish Point
Scalloped Oak moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Shaded Broad-bar moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Brimstone moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Mottled Beauty moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Light Emerald moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Magpie moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
July Highflyer moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Marbled Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Twin-spot Carpet moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Purple Bar moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Clouded Border moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Riband Wave moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Welsh Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Fan-footed Wave moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Barred Straw moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Northern Spinach moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bleached Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Wormwood Pug moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Lesser Swallow Prominent moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Cox Prominent moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Footman: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Elephant Hawkmoth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Dark Arches moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Green Arches moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Antler Moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Common Rustic moth: 3 by Treshnish Old School House
Small Square-spot moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Double Square-spot moth: 8 by Treshnish Old School House
Triple-spotted Clay moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
Dotted Clay moth: 7 by Treshnish Old School House
The Clay moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Bright-line Brown-eye moth: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
True Lover’s Knot moth: 6 by Treshnish Old School House
Minor Shoulder-knot: 1 by Treshnish Old School House
Beautiful Golden Y moth: 2 by Treshnish Old School House
Water Mint: flowering
Square-stalked St. John’s-wort: flowering
Field Gentian: flowering
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