Entomologists survey 7th June

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Tony Russell-Smith, Andy Phillips and Ian Phillips gave their time to set up an invertebrate survey across a variety of habitats on the Dixter Estate to build on the previous data collected to give a really good grounding for the continued management of Great Dixter with biodiversity at the forefront.Eucera longicornis male - Weights Wood

The BAP species of long horn bee Eucera longicornis was spotted by Andy feeding on bush vetch in a woodland glade. And a basking Slow worm..

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Thanks to Ian Phillips for the above photos.

We look forward to the results of the survey.

Posted by Claire Williamson

 

 

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