More Wildlife

Sunday, July 23rd 2023

Ladybirds can prove difficult to find but this 7 spot Ladybird was quite obvious.

This Small Skipper on Red Clover also stood out.  The tiny weevil hiding underneath the sepals did not!

Another clover that is in full flower is the vibrantly coloured Zigzag Clover.  Foxglove is home to White, Red and Zigzag, giving bees and other insects with various lengths of proboscis different opprtunities to feed.

Our moth traps continue to be put out, where, depends very much on the weather.  The portable trap was placed in the outdoor classroom and we caught three beautiful Drinker Moths.  These moths fly during July and August.  The larval plants include many grasses, reeds and sedges.

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