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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Tailend Moss Field Trip

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:30 to 15:30

The moss is located at the 3A junction off the M8. Turn off the motoway and at the next roundabout there is a lay-by, which is where we will meet. (grid ref. NT003675).

Contact: Richard Buckland on 0131320615, or 07748271565. e: [email protected]


Did you know?


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.