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  • Dragonfly Week

    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

    6666 the number of beasts

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

  • Ground-nesting birds

    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

  • The Secret Wildlife Festival 5

    The Secret Wildlife Festival 5

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

  • The beautiful demoiselle

    The beautiful demoiselle

    Easily mistaken at first glance for a fluttering butterfly, the beautiful demoiselle is now on the wing.

  • Mad Dogs and Englishmen

    When I plan my wildlife walks each September I always hope that on the day there will be some sunshine and a nice bit of warmth. It seems sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for! A walk on Iping Common is inspiring and beautiful on hot days
  • Surface Tension

    Surface Tension

    Great news as the UK’s largest spider has been found at a new site in Sussex

  • Patchwork Challenge

    Patchwork Challenge

    ​PWC is a friendly competition between patch birders which has been running since 2013. Late Spring Update