Category Archives: Beetles

Ash’s Book of Beetles Chapter 1- Devil’s Coach Horses, Divers and more…

This is the first of a series showcasing beetles. Though some identification features and tips will be given it’s not a comprehensive or systematic series on beetle ID etc. It’s simply to showcase the wonderful complexity, shapes, sizes and colours … Continue reading

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RSPB Old Moor, June 2013 – Not just the birds flying around!

I took a trip to one of my favourite places recently –  the fantastic RSPB Old Moor Reserve in South Yorkshire. However, on this day I didn’t do much birding! I was totally distracted by the stunning insects that were flying … Continue reading

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A Fungi and Botany Walk along the Sheffield Canal

Recently I joined my local natural history society to help record some of the plants and fungi along the Sheffield/Tinsley Canal. The canal is part of Sheffields industrial heritage, very much polluted and void of life in the past. Now … Continue reading

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On the North Welsh Coast

Last week I spent some time on the beutiful Llyn Pensinsula on the north Welsh coast. It was very family orientated time but I did manage to get out and do a little exploring on this fantastic coastline. I love it … Continue reading

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