Spring migration underway (finally!)

After what seems like weeks of unsettled weather conditions, we've at last been able to enjoy a few days of calmer winds and the odd warm ray of sunshine. The mixture of southerly and easterly airflows has also enabled a slow but assured movement of spring migrants to pass through the island, although numbers are [...]

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30 Days Wild | Day 8

For today's #30DaysWild challenge I decided to focus on finding and identifying some leaf miners. 'What exactly are leaf miners?' I hear you ask...well this blanket definition covers a diverse range of specialist invertebrate species whose larvae grow and develop between the laminae of leaves. Feeding on the tissue of plants, the most common groups [...]