Latest Entry: Violet Oil Beetles, Brook Wood
- Violet Oil Beetles, Brook Wood 16 March 2011
A sure sign of spring over the last week has been the emergence of oil beetles in a favoured shelted sun-trap by the River Mardle. These bizarre insects can be seen wandering along the ground in their characteristic gangling manner.
Listen to Radio 4 Living World programme on Oil Beetles – broadcast May 2011.