This year’s Big Butterfly Count runs from the 15th July to the 7th August.
“When looking for a particular species of caterpillar, it is important to know which food plant it prefers”
B-Lines is a response to the decline of bees and other pollinating insects, a plan for how to reconnect our wild places by creating a network of wildflowers across our landscapes.
” Mike went for his after-work walk down to the Bay of Hinderayre, where he found what he thinks is a Convolvulus Hawk Moth on the pebbles by the base of the sea-wall. “
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.”
“How about a pair of Poplar Hawk Moths, mating! “
Even when the Ring of Brodgar is hotching with visitors you can still find places away from the madding crowds.
As its been a wee bit windy and rainy of late …….