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One Cabbage White, two Cabbage White, three …

This weekend I’ve been counting butterflies in the garden. It’s for this year’s Big Butterfly Count (15th July – 31 August run by the Butterfly Conservation Organisation). For 15 minutes on each day I’ve wandered past the buddleia bushes on … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Pretty as a Picture


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Wildlife Wednesday – Swallowing Flies

The air is shimmering with wildlife. It has got to the time of year when it is hard not to breathe in an invertebrate or two if you are working or walking outside. In the borders the buzzing is a … Continue reading

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Congested Airspace – A weekend of insects on the wing

“We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.” – Richard Vaughan This weekend it was difficult to be outside in the garden without breathing … Continue reading

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On the Brimstone Butterfly Flight Path

It has been so warm today that it seems to have triggered all of the hiberating Brimstone butterflies to emerge at once. We’ve seen a few over the last couple of weeks, but today we’ve been watching a fairly continuous … Continue reading

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