Ten days ago, Becky found the first record of this handsome ground beetle - Carabus nitens - for Islay (and Jura and Colonsay). Today, I found the second record in a completely different part of the island. It's nice to know there are at least two of them!
REMINDER: "Islay Birds" on Living World, BBC Radio 4 at 6.35 am tomorrow (Sunday). I am assured it will be on BBC iPlayer soon afterwards all you lie-in-a-beds!
Photographs, or even short video clips, are particularly welcome.
We look forward to hearing from you
Fiona MacGillivray, Chairperson
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