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Was up in the Highlands today and came across this bad boy but no idea what it is?
For info it was about the size of a Badger with a wingspan of about 3 feet..................Ok so maybe not that big but it did have its own flight crew, it was actually about 1 1/2 to 2 inch long excluding appendages, ID please?
apologies for quality as only had a 120-400 lens to hand to grab this
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It looks like it could be a Horntail (Urocerus gigas).
Looks very much like a Horntail Urocerous gigas
Cheers guys much appreciated, never seen one before
Quite impressive aren't they And not as dangerous as they look.
Quote: And not as dangerous as they look.
I don't know about that, I'll wait to see if it ever brings my tripod back!!
yup a more common name is a wood wasp lovely looking things
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