Tag Archives: Worcesteshire Wildlife Trust

The River Stour Big Flood Of 27th December 2017

The River Stour was in big flood yesterday, as opposed to being in great flood. In a big flood, River Stour waters trickle over its bank onto the marsh. In a great flood, the waters gush over the riverbanks and … Continue reading

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Helophilus pendulus.

Sunrise: 04.52 am   Sunset: 09.23 pm There is a lot of piggy-backing behaviour occurring with the Helophilus pendulus today; they are playing this game in stacks of two, three, and four high – perhaps it’s Helophilus Games Day.

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Drone-fly.

Sunrise: 04.53 am   Sunset: 09.22 pm

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Phaonia valida.

Sunrise: 04.53 am   Sunset: 09.22 pm

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December workday.

(Click on image to enlarge) 1st December 2011:  At 09.45, I stood at the river side of the orchid field gate, gazing into the south end of the middle wood. It was cold, and I was waiting for the working … Continue reading

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