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
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!
Sunny days in late September can be a good time to spot Hornets. They can be over 30mm in length, but are much less aggressive than the Common Wasp. Hornets are also an important pollinator and garden pest controller #LoveWildlifepic.twitter.com/JEX8cGQiyD