National Insect Week returns in 2020
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 10:30 to 13:00
Walk round this flower studded marsh in the Waveney Valley owned and managed by Suffolk Wildlife Trust looking for summer butterflies and other wildlife.
Directions: Meet in reserve car park, near visitor centre, at end of Burnt Lane Carlton Colville.
Grid Ref; TM 508 921
Female water snipe flies Atherix ibis clasp each other and cluster in big round aggregations on the end of branches overhanging rivers – males entering the swarms are mated repeatedly until they die. The females then lay their eggs in to the water – and all die still in their tight aggregations.