Archive of: Chris Bentley

  • August 2021 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve sightings

    August 2021 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve sightings

    Possibly the most exciting find this month were several Large Conehead on Harbour Farm on 26th, with at least 12 singing adults subsequently found on other parts of the reserve on the 29th

  • Return of the Sussex Emerald

    Return of the Sussex Emerald

    The Sussex Emerald (Thalera fimbrialis) moth is a very rare beast in the UK, with breeding traditionally restricted to the disturbed shingle habitats at Dungeness in Kent

  • Mew Name Madness!

    Mew Name Madness!

    As with many of our birds, the English names of gulls are generally pretty descriptive.

  • Bees at Castle Water

    Bees at Castle Water

    The sandy areas at the northern end of Castle Water are excellent for early bees associated with sandy habitats and over the last few years we have turned up a range of rare species

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