National Insect Week returns in 2020
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00
We return to this popular historic site to see what mini -beasts are out for the summer and the longest day of the year.
Our last visit was a cold January day so let’s see what has come out to play now summer is here.
Magnifying glasses and note books in hand, lets go……
Organised by Cornwall Wildlife Trust Wildlife Watch
To attend this event please register in advance.
Suitable for wheelchair users
Suitable for people with limited mobility
There are lots of contenders here – possibly the pretty red and blue rove beetle Paederus – very, very tiny amounts of its poison have been used to cure chronic ulceration in people. Ladybirds are pretty poisonous (and pretty) and can bleed foul-tasting poisonous brightly coloured blood from their knees.