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Mull Wildlife

The Isle of Mull is home to rare day flying burnet moths, our photo is of the common 6 spot burnet moth, there are also transparent and slender scotch burnet moths

Basking shark are commonly spotted from boat trips but they are often seen from the shore. Calgary bay is a good spot

Otter, this one was photographed in the harbour wall below the Mishnish hotel in Tobermory.

 

Otter

 

Adder easily identified by the diamond markings along its back keep clear they have a nasty bite.

 

Puffins on Treshnish islands

 

Basking shark in Langamull bay

 

Gannet off Caliach point.

 

Dolphin occasional visitors to Tobermory bay

 

Sea eagle on Treshnish

 

Scotch Argus butterfly

 

 

6 spot burnet

 

Pearl bordered fritillary

 

Sea eagle, everywhere

 

 

Sea eagle photo taken from a boat trip

 

Fallow deer at Knock

 

Otter photographed in Craignure, waiting for the ferry.

 

Grass snake

 

Red Deer on the lawn

Red deer on the lawn at Penmore.