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A gablo, in Hoy July 2005. But what kind is it?

I can help you there- it's a green one with spots on its back.
Picture added on 15 February 2006
I think this thing is a common green tiger beetle (cicindela campestris). A friend spotted it on a tv programme, recognised it and let me know.
Added by Paul Groundwater on 17 February 2006
think its a tiger beetle paul
Added by arthur sutherland on 17 February 2006
Always reminds me of the Kerryman who called his pet tiger 'Spot'.
Anonymous comment added on 04 February 2013
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Hoy and Walls

The Haven, BrimsFrom the Longhope Lifeboat MuseumJohnstons at Hurliness HouseHMS Iron Duke after air attackRackwick BayBurra SoundScapa Ranger rusting in 2019Torpedo Attack Trainer building at Rinnigill, HoyMid Rinnigill cottage, Rinnigill, HoyWartime buildings in the woods at Lyness