National Insect Week returns in 2020
Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:30
Salcey Forest. (SP801509, ‘horsebox’ car park, Nearest Postcode: NN7 2HA)
Saturday 23rd June, 10:30am
Join butterfly expert Doug Goddard to learn about and look for woodland butterflies, with target species including Wood White and the rare Black Hairstreak. Parking is limited so please let us know if you are planning on coming.
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.