Category Archives: Bugs

Blogs on Bugs – Summer 2013

Continuing the series of Blogs on Bugs, here’s a collection of some of the bugs that I’ve found over the summer with hopefully helpful tips in identifying the things! Some are strikingly marked whereas some are not so and pose … Continue reading

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Blogs on Bugs Introduction – Summer 2012

The word ‘bug’, for many of us brings up images in our minds of grotesque looking little creepy things scurrying under our pyjamas at night! Bugs are in fact a very large group of insects that contain some incredibly stunning individuals. … 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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Shieldbug Identification

Shieldbugs are stunning insects and can be quite straightforward to identify when adult. Some species are very common and can be found in urbans areas and gardens. Some are more rarer and are confined to certain areas of the country. … Continue reading

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