Archive of: July, 2017

  • Dragonfly Week

    19 July 2017

    Dragonfly Week

    Dragonflies: as they dart and glide across the summer skies with a bright flash of iridescent colour and a whirr of wings, it’s easy to see how these voracious aerial predators earned their name.

     
  • 6666 the number of beasts

    11 July 2017

    6666 the number of beasts

    Sussex Wildlife Trust’s ecologist makes more exciting finds at Graffham Common nature reserve

     
  • Flying Ant Day 2017

    05 July 2017

    Flying Ant Day 2017

    Today was officially Flying Any Day in Sussex

     
  • Fish surveys at Rye Harbour

    05 July 2017

    Fish surveys at Rye Harbour

    Our Marine Officer recently assisted with a small fish survey at Rye Harbour

     
  • An Odd Food Chain

    04 July 2017

    An Odd Food Chain

    Here are some photos to illustrate an odd food chain that we observed at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve this week.

     
  • Bee Course it's fun!

    04 July 2017

    Bee Course it's fun!

    Twenty people came from far and wide over the weekend to attend a Bee Identification course at Rye Harbour run by well-known naturalist and entomologist Steven Falk.

     
  • Ground-nesting birds

    04 July 2017

    Ground-nesting birds

    Think of a bird’s nest and your mind will probably wander high up into the branches of a tree or hedgerow – but not all birds have such lofty ambitions

     
  • June 2017 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightngs

    03 July 2017

    June 2017 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightngs

    Bird highlight during June was a black-winged stilt which was present briefly at the western end of Harbour Farm on the 2nd of the month.

     
  • The Secret Wildlife Festival 5

    03 July 2017

    The Secret Wildlife Festival 5

    Over the weekend The Sussex Wildlife Trust ran their fifth wildlife festival at The Secret Campsite near Barcombe.