Archive of: 2020

  • Species of the day: Primrose

    Species of the day: Primrose

    ‘Primrose Day’ was created on April 19th to celebrate Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli’s love for his favourite flower

  • Species of the day: Herring Gull

    Species of the day: Herring Gull

    The Herring Gull splits public opinion like no other bird. It may appear a familiar sight and sound across the length and breadth of the country, indeed in many areas you’d argue they’re hard to avoid - but astonishingly it’s in catastrophic decline.

  • Snail Race

    Snail Race

    The Sussex Wildlife Trust brings you the excitement of….. Snail Racing.

  • Sussex Seahorses

    Sussex Seahorses

    We have had a few reports recently of sightings of one our most elusive marine creatures – the small yet charismatic seahorse.

  • Species of the Day: Lipped Snails

    Species of the Day: Lipped Snails

    ​There are a couple of species of Lipped Snails commonly found in Britain - they’re cleverly named Brown (Cepaea nemoralis) and White-lipped (Cepaea hortensis) according to the colour of the band closest to the opening (or aperture) of the shell.

  • Species of the day: Bee-fly

    Species of the day: Bee-fly

    The Bee-flies have the fluffy, furry appearance of a Bumblebee. However, their name is partially misleading as they’re merely impersonating bees and are comprehensively a Fly.

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