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Moth

Found this moth on my stair-carpet at 03.00 today, 18 October 2015. I didn't see it come into the house (or leave it, so it's probably still around).

It's an Angle Shades (Phlogophora meticulosa). Probably a resident species, with numbers boosted by seasonal immigration.

Picture added on 15 December 2015 at 23:48
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Stromness

Mizpah broochDavid Cromarty Thomson,Born 1874'Hamnavoe' 2016From Brinkies Brae, 1970Sailing in StromnessSunrise from Whitehouse StromnessSunrise from Whitehouse StromnessThe Coupers from StromnessU-47 torpedoing HMS Royal Oak 14 Oct 1939Elwick Bay discharging Coal in Stromness