Another likely migrant - Angleshades
Tiny, and easily overlooked but hard to get to species, Coleophera sp
Puss Moth (NFS)
Syndemis musculana - took a bit to id this
One evening there were about 45 Sandy Carpet on the wing on the walk to and near Loch of Bosquoy, they seemed to be concentrated around the Reed Canary Grass on the banks of the burns.
Not the easiest things to photograph
Aphodius rufipes about to depart and having a moment with a White Ermine
I've recently been trying to key out some Aphodius beetles, not easy. This one is simple though, bigger tahn 9mm, comes to light = rufipes. I've just packaged up a large number of tubes and sent them off to an expert.
Neoscia sp (podagrica) can't do these from photos but it is most likely podagrica.
This is likely the same species but, not a good enough view.
Scaeva pyrastri, not a species I've generally seen very often.
...and this is likely Scaeva selenitica, unfortunately it escaped, it would be new for Orkney.
Out at Birsay the star has been the Little Stint found yesterday.