Archive of: Insects Wildlife

  • Shining a light on the Moths of Park Wood

    Shining a light on the Moths of Park Wood

    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

  • Spidey senses

    Spidey senses

    Spiders may surprise you with their superpowers. They are remarkable creatures.

  • 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

  • A rose chafer by any other name

    A rose chafer by any other name

    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.

  • A 30 Days Wild minibeast hunt

    A 30 Days Wild minibeast hunt

    Look under leaves, lift up logs (placing them back down carefully), peer into cracks and crevices – who knows what miniature marvels you might find!

  • Swallowtail Diary

    Swallowtail Diary

    This is the ongoing account of the Swallowtail butterfly at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve in 2020.

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