The Wilden Marsh Blog


Sunrise: 04.49 ¬† ¬†Sunset: 09.28 I am attracted to Scorpion Flies; I find them fascinating. The Scorpion Fly is a strange and beautiful insect that is abundant in Hoo Wood at the moment, particularly amongst nettles and bramble. The long beak-like projection from its head is used for scavenging dead insects from tight spaces and stealing food from spider’s webs. Its name is derived from the scorpion-like tail that the male uses… Read More