Category Archives: creepy crawlies

Glow worms

On the first day of the holiday my family sat down and made a list of things we would like to do over the summer. Some of the ideas were things such as catching up with people we haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Day 20 Of 30 Days Wild – Ladybirds

For one of the 30 Days Wild two years ago I did a blog about Ladybirds https://appletonwildlifediary.wordpress.com/2016/06/09/look-for-ladybirds-day-8-30-days-wild/ On that day I found at least six different types of ladybird. Today I could only find Harlequin ladybirds. The Harlequin ladybird is … Continue reading

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Day 16 of 30 days Wild – 30 seconds

Take 30 seconds out of the day to admire the natural world  

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Day 14 of 30 Days Wild – insects

For Day 14 of 30 Days Wild I made a short film clip of the insects in my garden  

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Day 28 – mini beast hunt

Mini beasts often go unnoticed, but they are easy to find if you take the time to stop and look. Here are a few I found in about 10 minutes. The Meadow Brown is one of the most common and … Continue reading

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30 Days Wild – Day 4 – Watching A Spider Catch Its Prey

Labyrinth Spider catching its prey When watching wildlife I unfortunately often tend to overlook the tiny things like this Labyrinth Spider. Labyrinth Spiders (Agelena labyrinthica) can grow up to 18mm long and can be found in the months of June … Continue reading

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Benefits of Ivy

I’ve been off school for the past couple of days so I haven’t been able to go further than my garden. I have been noticing the huge amounts of activity on a large patch of Ivy (Hedera helix) the garden. … Continue reading

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