Archive for October 2019

The Sabre Wasp

Our species and plans (3) Sabre Wasp Rhyssa persuasoria Status : widespread but localised Habitat: mixed and coniferous woodland. Identification: peak times for observing are July and August. Often called the giant Ichneumon, it is the largest Ichneumon in Britain and one of the largest in Europe with a body size of 10mm to 40mm…

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Silver Washed Fritillary

Our species and plans (2) Silver Washed Fritillary Argynnis paphia STATUS: localised resident to Southern England, Wales and Ireland. GB Red list – least concern. Although its range has spread after a long period of decline, inoverall the population has not increased significantly. HABITAT: generally a butterfly of broad leaved woodland, favours open sunny glades…

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USEFUL LINKS

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devonwildlifetrust.org

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devonbatproject.org

This website and blog is about Steve and Tamara's ongoing project in South Devon hoping that over time the benefits of their management will be clearly evident in providing continued habitat for some of our most vulnerable species.