National Insect Week returns in 2020
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:00 to 14:00
A fantastic opportunity to join the Warden and learn how to identify a Southern damselfly, one of the rarest species on the heath and help with our annual survey.
Places are limited, so please book early via Eventbrite.
Please note that access is difficult for this walk and you will need to be relatively fit to take part. This event will be weather dependant. Wellies required.
To attend this event please register in advance.
Please note that access is difficult for this walk and you will need to be relatively fit to take part
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.