Archive of: Wildlife

  • Ivy League

    Ivy League

    At this time of the year when relatively few plants are still in flower, Ivy is an excellent late season nectar source for many insects.

  • Britain's Heaviest Spider

    Britain's Heaviest Spider

    The Four-spotted Orbweaver Araneus quadratus is Britain’s heaviest spider, coming in at a whopping 2.5 grams.

  • The Reed Dagger

    The Reed Dagger

    a rare Sussex wetland moth, the Reed Dagger,

  • When trees could speak

    When trees could speak

    Fern the Folklorogist is coming to Woods Mill nature reserve, near Henfield in October as part of the Shoreham Wordfest.

  • House Martin Migration

    House Martin Migration

    Swallows and martins spend their late-summer days feeding up on flying insects as they edge ever closer to the coastline, fuelling-up for their epic journey.

  • Wasps

    Wasps

    Think ‘wasp’ and you’ll immediately picture something black and yellow and annoying, buzzing around your picnic and ready to sting at any moment, but there is more to the much-maligned wasp than first meets the eye.

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