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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 26, 2013

Description

This low growing shrub was seen at intermediate elevations of the National Park.

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male fern Dryopteris filix-mas

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 16, 2014

Description

This fern was seen growing in the understory of an open canopy woodland, and it stood about 120 cm high.

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Herring Gull Larus argentatus

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 17, 2014

Description

Seen in flight low over the coastal North Sea.

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

This woody shrub stood about three metres high. Not sure whether this species is native this far north, or whether this is a garden escape, naturalised here.

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Tutsan Hypericum androsaemum

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

This woody shrub stood about 140 cm high and was in bloom and in berry.

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Small Tortoiseshell Aglais urticae

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Place

Crow Wood (Google, OSM)

Description

Seen on an old drystone wall at the edge of the wood. The total wingspan is about four cm.

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wood ferns Genus Dryopteris

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Place

Crow Wood (Google, OSM)

Description

Several of these large ferns were seen growing wild. Their frond height was about 1.6 metres.

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Raspberry Rubus idaeus

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Place

Crow Wood (Google, OSM)

Description

This raspberry shrub was growing in the wild and in fruit.

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Spiders Order Araneae

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

This specimen was seen crawling in a belfast sink in the indoors.

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Catchweed bedstraw Galium aparine

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

This bedstraw was a weak climbing specimen that had a grooved square stem and leaves five, six or seven to a whorl, with minute white flowers. The length of the stems was about 170 cm.

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Marmalade hoverfly Episyrphus balteatus

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

This winged insect was seen nectaring on a woody shrub, which is a tutsan.

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cutleaf blackberry Rubus laciniatus

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

This viciously thorny shrub may take the prize for the thorniest woody shrub in Scotland. Its height is about 150 cm and the long arching canes are armed with robust thorns.

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

Seen nectaring on a sunny day.

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moths Order Lepidoptera

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

The subject of this observation is the moth resting upon a laurel leaf.

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Hornbeam Carpinus betulus

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

Seen growing as a woody shrub tree.

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Great tit Parus major

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

Seen at a nut feeder.

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moths Order Lepidoptera

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

Seen in an interior setting.

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Musk mallow Malva moschata

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 18, 2014

Description

This species was seen in profuse bloom in a sizable clump.

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 18, 2014

Place

Whin Hill (Google, OSM)

Description

Seen in bloom in a chiefly gorse dominated environment.

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Pyramidal Bugle Ajuga pyramidalis

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 18, 2014

Description

Seen growing in a grassy ruderal area.

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 18, 2014

Description

Seen growing in an old rock wall. Fronds are about eighteen cm long.

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Butterfly Bush Buddleja davidii

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 18, 2014

Description

Seen in bloom, likely naturalised, not far from the coast.

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Seen at the lower backshore above the intertidal zone, growing in sandy soil. This grass is a major element of dunes stabilisation in Scotland.

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

This one half of a bivalve shell was seen washed up into the intertidal zone of a mostly sandy strand.

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Ulva lactuca Genus Ulva

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

This mossy looking specimen as attached to an intertidal rock. It seems most likely an alga.

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Rockweeds Family Fucaceae

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

This large seaweed was seen in the intertidal zone. It measures about sixty cm long.

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Rockweeds Family Fucaceae

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Seen on a mixed sand and shingle beach in the intertidal zone.

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Cockles Family Cardiidae

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Seen at the upper intertidal zone on a sandy strand somewhat north of the village of Cromarty. The subject of this observation is the bivalve not the seaweed.

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 19, 2014

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Seen along a rugged rocky part of the shoreline, observed from the platform of a very small boat.

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Seen along the rocky shoreline of Cromarty Firth, from a small boat.

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