Archive of: May, 2013

  • 30 May 2013

    29.05.13 Blooming marvellous!

    Our walk through the Sussex Wildlife Trust's Southerham reserve today wasn't as sunny - or as warm as I had hoped for and spring butterflies were hard to find (although we did see an orange-tip and a dingy skipper). Luckily a fine display of burnt orchids more than made up

  • 30 May 2013

    28.05.13 Mating adders

    These adders were photographed by David Bradford in a woodland near Lewes. In the centre of the photo you can see the blood-red eye of the male adder. adders/ David Bradford

  • 30 May 2013

    Compost badger

    A badger has been visiting the compost bins at Woods Mill nature reserve. There are no meat products in the compost bin, just the usual uncooked vegetable matter, fruit and shredded paper etc, but also lots of juicy worms!

  • 29 May 2013

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  • 23 May 2013

    Will you be catching the Garden Bioblitz bug on the 1-2 June?

  • 22 May 2013

    The State of Nature

  • 22 May 2013

    Balance of Competences - an audit of what the EU does, and how this affects the UK

  • 20 May 2013

    Great Snakes!

    adder / Elliot NeepAuthor Tom ForwardA stones throw from our office here in Tilgate Park, we are working to manage a small patch of heathland no more 0.36

  • 20 May 2013

    20.05.13 Two-banded Longhorn Beetle

    Nick sent in this photo of a beetle he found while in woodlands near Barcombe. It's the two-banded longhorn beetle Rhagium bifasciatum. Two-banded Longhorn Beetle

  • 19 May 2013

    19.05.13 Butterfly Walk at Malling Down

    The cold weather, grey skies and, at one point, drizzle weren't particularly what I hoped for when I planned this butterfly walk a few months back. Nevertheless a team of 18 optimistic folk joined me as we headed up The Coombe at Malling Down.This part of the Sussex Wildlife Trust's

  • 17 May 2013

    16.05.13 Love bites

    Photo sent in by Chrissie of two slow worms. Slow Worms / Chrissie Saunders"Mating behaviour apparently!!" as Chrissie said - and she's absolutely right. Slow worm courtship is a strange affair with the