Monthly Archives: July 2014

How close are the eyes?

There are over 280 species of hoverfly in the UK.  Last week Duncan attended a training day on their identification although it’s only ever going to be a brief introduction in one day.  There seems to be one species of … Continue reading

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Spiders and Flies

At this time of year, on warm sunny days, meadows take on a feeling of laziness, epitomised by the slow flapping flight of meadow brown butterflies.  Ringlets also flutter slowly in and over the tall grasses while small skippers are … Continue reading

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