Hi, the nearest I can come to identifying the first is a Tarnished plant bug but it looks to light. The second was about 12mm long with a completely red abdomen visible when flying but almost covered by its black wings when stationary. The third was about 12mm wingspan/ 20mm length. Anyone help please.
Thrre unidentified flying bugs/flies
The bug in the first image definitely is in the same family (Miridae) as a tarnished plant bg, but there are several other species having a roughly similar appearance – see http://www.tuin-thijs.com/wantsen_plant_bugs-miridae-engels.htm for some examples.
The second one could be a parasitic wasp of some sort, but a clearer and larger image would be helpful.
The third specimen is a scorpionfly (order Mecoptera), apparently in the genus Panorpa. They are general predators on other small arthropods.
Thanks Flapdoodle. Unfortunately the second one flew off before I could get it focussed. Will keep looking to see if it returns.