Gathan Beaga

Perhaps a katydid?

Here’s a handsome fellow I spotted on the sunflowers we’ve been growing for B₂.
I think this is a katydid
I’m guessing this is a katydid (or easier to think of them as a “leaf insect”, I think, although that’s probably not their name.) It seems to have lost a leg as well. And no, it wasn’t me that did it.

This one was only about 4 cm long – I’ve seen others larger. I don’t seem to spot them that often: I don’t know whether it’s because they are rare, or more likely that they are just hard to spot.