Wildlife

Fox moth caterpillar

Fox moth caterpillar
Fox moth caterpillar active on grassy bank at Holm yesterday. Overwinters as a fully grown larva emerging briefly, without feeding, to bask in spring sunshine before pupating in a long, cigar shaped cocoon near the…
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Fulmar

Fulmar
Another interesting find on the beach at Kirkmabreck, a dead fulmar. One of the `tubenose' species, the tube shaped nostrils used to secrete the saltwater taken in with their diet of seafood.
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Badger Blitz

Badger Blitz
A badger blitz was held last week in the Cree Valley woodlands to look for and record new setts and to check existing known setts for any signs of criminal activity. These setts will be…
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Butterflies & Moths Walk

Butterflies & Moths Walk
Although the weather has changed, it is still a reasonable forecast for Friday`s walk  and several butterfly species are on the wing now with some of the second flight of Small Tortoiseshells and Peacocks emerging…
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