National Insect Week returns in 2020
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:00
Join Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Reserve Manager, Alan Sumnall and learn about the Large Blue butterfly and other fauna and flora found on Daneway Banks.
This is a joint event with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust and the Back from the Brink Cotswolds project.
Booking essential via the Wildlife Trust website, there is a charge of £10 per person.
Read about the Royal Entomological Society's involvement with Daneway Banks.
To attend this event please register in advance.
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.