National Insect Week returns in 2020
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]
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.