This is believed to be the most extensive study ever undertaken into how insect outbreaks impact freshwater carbon and nitrogen dynamics.
“When looking for a particular species of caterpillar, it is important to know which food plant it prefers”
Rain reaching Orkney later in the afternoon with freshening southeast winds. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
Take some time out and observe how these fantastic beasts survive in their habitat which we share with them.
“We first saw one of these a few years ago, and have seen several, since.”