Apr 282020
 
Don't forget your library

If you enjoy reading and are running out of books, this article may help. I have rediscovered my library membership at KCC libraries, where I can “borrow” eBooks and eAudiobooks as well as having access to eMagazines and eNewspapers. I’ve already borrowed a couple of books and have my name on a few others currently […]

 Posted by on 28 April 2020 at 11:19 am
Apr 272020
 

Our group website is available again, after an outage that occurred over the weekend (25-27 April) when we were migrated ‘to the cloud’. So if you attempted, in vain, to download our latest spring edition of the newsletter, you can do so now.  Please click this link. Remember we are also on Facebook – here […]

 Posted by on 27 April 2020 at 10:52 pm  Tagged with:
Apr 212020
 
Moths - What's in a Name?

Alan has sent me this list of moths that he has caught in his moth trap this year. The chances are that if you do not have a moth trap yourself you will never have heard of these species before. If you do know about moths then you will know most of these, as they […]

 Posted by on 21 April 2020 at 9:47 pm
Apr 172020
 
Jean Henri Fabre and Bees

One of my entomological heroes is the Frenchman Jean Henri Fabre (1823-1915). He was not a great explorer, collector or taxonomist – he simply watched insects and recorded the details of their behaviour. He spent hours, sitting on the ground under the hot provencal sun, watching bees and other insects going about their daily lives. […]

 Posted by on 17 April 2020 at 6:20 pm
Apr 112020
 
Osprey Nest cams from around the UK

Check out these live Osprey nest cams.  You can click on all the thumbnails to have simultaneous feeds.  To enlarge any given one to full screen, click the square symbol in the lower right hand corner of each frame.  Press Esc to return to the grid.  If the sound is muted on each, click the […]