Summer is here, the Naze is teeming with an abundance of wildlife.
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As July’s theme is “Bug Bonanza”, this month we will focus on five “true” Bugs of the many "bugs" you can find here at Belfairs.
Lots of butterflies, bees and other insects to be seen around Abberton Reserve at the moment especially on the wildflower areas and woodland edges.
Spring is arriving at Abberton, albeit slowly. The weather is cloudy and blustery. There is the beginnings of leaves on Hawthorn and blossom on Blackthorn showing in the young woodland.
At this time of year there are many interesting sights to look out for in the ancient woodlands of Belfairs. Ranger Tristan Colaco explores what to look out for this time of year!
January can be a difficult time of year for wildlife, as the long cold nights continue and natural food sources become harder to find. Lorna Shaw, Biological Records Centre Co-ordinator at Essex…
December has been quite wet so far but this has been a good thing for tree planting, and the ranger and volunteers have already planted 1,170 of the 4,050 to plant this winter.
The dry weather has finally broken and we have had some days of heavy rain at last.
The hot dry weather has continued through July
June has so far been a pretty dry month. The warm, sunny weather has brought out the butterflies, including Ringlet, a lovely dark colour butterfly with ring shaped patterns on the underside of…