Category Archives: Invertebrates

30 Days Wild – Day 26 – Aberlady Bay

Day 26 is really a second part to Day 25, coming from the first ever Local Nature Reserve, established in 1952. Aberlady Bay.

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30 Days Wild – Day 20 – What is a moment?

I struggle to believe we are already two-thirds of the way through 30 days Wild. I struggle even more to believe it’s nearly midway through 2017. For Day 20 we get two small but lovely moments to bookend the day.

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30 Days Wild – Day 19 – Meadow

There is a small wildflower meadow a minute outside my office, but I never go and walk in it. I’m always drawn to the lake. For Day 19, I changed that.

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30 Days Wild – Day 18 – Demoiselle

Days 17 and 18 were dominated by lots of garden work after several weeks without chance to keep on top of things. But there has been a constant presence in the garden.

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30 Days Wild – Day 17 – Brown Hare

30 Days Wild is about moments of wildness, be they small or large. I’ve had some pretty good ones over the three years this has run. But Day 17 presented one of my all-time best…

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30 Days Wild – Day 16 – Wildflowers

I set out on Day 16 to find Bee Orchids. All I found was bees. Lots of bees.

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30 Days Wild – Day 14 – Mystery Moth 

Last night there was an impressive moth on Red Valerian in the garden.

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30 Days Wild – Day 11 – Garden treats

Back home to a couple of insect treats in the garden.

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30 Days Wild – Day 10 – Chatsworth House

We were at Chatsworth House for the RHS Flower Show today. The actual show was a little underwhelming (too busy, too muddy) but there were some great wild highlights.

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30 Days Wild – Day 4 – Bonus content!

Because why should I be restricted to highlighting one moment a day, of a great moment presents itself?

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