Archive of: February, 2021

  • ​Wheatear at Rye Harbour

    27 February 2021

    ​Wheatear at Rye Harbour

    With spring just around the corner, one of the birds that will be arriving on the reserve in early March is the Wheatear.

     
  • Going Underground - animal architects of the natural world

    24 February 2021

    Going Underground - animal architects of the natural world

    The number of different homes inhabited by animals is huge, so in this blog, we’re going to look at underground homes. Because, as The Jam would put it, if you want to create a warm, dry and cosy home safe from prying eyes and predators, going underground is a popular option.

     
  • Ideal Home: Hermit Crab

    23 February 2021

    Ideal Home: Hermit Crab

    Finding a suitable shell can be quite the challenge for a small crab in a big ocean, and this life constraint has caused a number of quite unique behaviours to have evolved in hermit crabs, allowing them to find their ideal home.

     
  • The Ant Hill (and nest) Mob

    22 February 2021

    The Ant Hill (and nest) Mob

    Where do ants make their homes?

     
  • Embracing Winter

    22 February 2021

    Embracing Winter

    Tilly Hopkins learns to embrace winter at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

     
  • The calling cards of Sussex mammals

    22 February 2021

    The calling cards of Sussex mammals

    Laurie Jackson, Ecologist and Wildlife Lecturer, is an expert on the wonderful and varied small mammals of Sussex.. Here she tells us about how you can track them.

     
  • Behind the Lens with Max Mudie

    16 February 2021

    Behind the Lens with Max Mudie

    Max Mudie talks to us about his love of fungi photography

     
  • Meet our staff: Richard Cobden, Digital Media Officer

    16 February 2021

    Meet our staff: Richard Cobden, Digital Media Officer

    We talk to Richard Cobden about his work for Sussex Wildlife Trust

     
  • Curlew at Rye Harbour

    15 February 2021

    Curlew at Rye Harbour

    The sound of the Curlew is distinctive and reminds me of remote parts of Britain….

     
  • Michael's Moth Webinar Q&A

    14 February 2021

    Michael's Moth Webinar Q&A

    Michael answers the Q&A questions from his recent moth talk.

     
  • A Guide to Dating (if you were a Leopard Slug)

    13 February 2021

    A Guide to Dating (if you were a Leopard Slug)

    Glenn Norris takes a wry look at the fascinating “romantic but disgusting” courtship rituals of the Leopard Slug

     
  • The Economics of Biodiversity

    12 February 2021

    The Economics of Biodiversity

    A major review has been produced by Sir Partha Dasgupta, Professor of Economics and Cambridge University – “The Economics of Biodiversity​”, looking at the economics of biodiversity, but it in a quite fundamental way.