Archive of: Insects Wildlife
20 September 2021
Park Wood is a sixty hectare site of ancient semi-natural woodland within the Wealden district of East Sussex, offering great potential for a multitude of winged nocturnal wonders
06 July 2021
Is it a bee? Is it a fly? Well, it’s a bee-fly. And why does it flick its eggs? Charlotte Owen tells us more
28 June 2021
Sussex is home to some beautiful dragonfly and damselfly species. Find out more.
20 June 2021
Spiders may surprise you with their superpowers. They are remarkable creatures.
14 June 2021
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
11 June 2021
The rose chafer is one seriously glamorous insect. Each one looks like it’s been designed, carefully crafted, coated in the most dazzling metallic green and hand polished.
10 June 2021
Look under leaves, lift up logs (placing them back down carefully), peer into cracks and crevices – who knows what miniature marvels you might find!
30 May 2021
This is the ongoing account of the Swallowtail butterfly at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve in 2020.
19 May 2021
For an insect, dung is a good thing to get into!
13 May 2021
For many years I have been meaning to take more interest in Dragonflies and Damselflies, and the summer and autumn of 2020 provided the perfect opportunity.
23 April 2021
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
22 February 2021
Where do ants make their homes?