The Big Butterfly Count!

One of the most successful ‘citizen science’ surveys, the count actually started on the 19th July but carries on until August 11th so there’s plenty of time to take 15 minutes off and settle down somewhere nice to count the butterflies. I’ve seen the first of the late summer Holly Blues this morning. Always worth …

Mid-April : Hedgehogs, Speckled Wood butterflies, and Hairy-footed Flower Bee

Hedgehogs are definitely on the move. First seen in Rezare on April 2nd., reports now coming in from Trekenner and North Hill. Speckled Wood butterflies seen in Rezare on Tuesday and in Middlewood today plus lots of Anthophora plumipes, the Hairy-footed Flower Bee.