National Insect Week returns in 2020
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 09:00 to 11:00
A privileged opportunity to trap moths on the reserve with Julian Thompson. Hoping for Obscure Wainscot and other obscure Wainscots! We'll then have a 'show and tell' session when the Reserve opens at 9.30am on Tuesday morning.
For Full Details and times contact Julian on 01492 592595
Read more at https://ww2.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/events-dates-and-inspiration/events/details.aspx?id=tcm:9-454537#pJECCaYGw5dFEKza.99
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.