Archive of: Chris Bentley

  • WeBS Counts

    WeBS Counts

    The Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) monitors numbers of non-breeding waterfowl in the UK.

  • Courting Danger

    Courting Danger

    Most, if not all spiders employ some form of courtship when wooing a prospective partner.

  • Return of the Natives

    Return of the Natives

    ​In an earlier blog I recounted the tale of species which have been new arrivals on the Nature Reserve in the last 50 years.

  • Go Away!

    Go Away!

    If, as I do, you run a moth trap you will have noticed that moth colouration falls roughly into two categories.

  • New Arrivals

    New Arrivals

    ​Since 1970 when Rye Harbour Nature Local Nature Reserve was first declared by the County Council there have been many changes in the breeding bird fauna of the reserve.