Larch Ladybird (Aphidecta obliterata)

August 8th 2019

single beetle foraging, Culkein Stoer (DAH). This appears to be only the third record of this species for Assynt, the last being in 2008 near Inchnadamph. It is probably very under recorded. Photos Gallery – Beetles

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Recent Sightings

Primrose

one small clump flowering, south facing sheltered spot, Lochinver (DAH) (23/02)

Grey Wagtail

single 1st-winter bird Inverkirkaig (DAH) (23/02)

Pied Wagtail

single male Inverkirkaig (DAH) (23/02)

Jackdaw

30+ birds feeding near main road, Elphin (DAH) (21/02)

White-tailed Eagle

single bird high over Ledmore Junction (DAH) (21/02)

Cormorant

Single adult Loch Awe ( AS) (20/02)

Bullfinch

single bird daily on garden peanut feeder along with regular Treecreeper, Inchnadamph (Chris Rix) (20/02)

Grey Heron

single bird looking for food in garden pond, Torbreck (Gwen Richards) (20/02)

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