National Insect Week returns in 2020
Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 13:00 to 15:00
Join the team and discover the exciting creatures that lurk in the watery underworld surrounding Oxburgh Hall.
Grab a net and see what you can catch, maybe a dragonfly nymph or water boatman.
Suitable for children aged 5 and above.
CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.
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.