unknown insect

unknown insect

Observation - unknown insect - UK and Ireland. Description: large insect that was on a tree by the side of a small river. Never seen anything quite like it before! Stayed there for a short time then flew off. Big legs! Not sure how to thank people for their time so I'll do it here - Thank you nightfly and Natur

large insect that was on a tree by the side of a small river. Never seen anything quite like it before! Stayed there for a short time then flew off. Big legs!

Not sure how to thank people for their time so I'll do it here - Thank you nightfly and Nature girl :)