Orange mites on moorland?

Orange mites on moorland?

Observation - Orange mites on moorland? - UK and Ireland. Description: Several tiny orange mites on the surface of rain water collected in an empty sheep lick tub on moorland. Mite on fingertip for scale. Approx 1mm- 1.5mm long. I think they were on the water by accident and would have prefered to have been on the surroundin

Several tiny orange mites on the surface of rain water collected in an empty sheep lick tub on moorland. Mite on fingertip for scale. Approx 1mm- 1.5mm long. I think they were on the water by accident and would have prefered to have been on the surrounding grasses? I am assuming they are mites- they might be springtails of some sort.