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We have sighted examples of one of the largest insects in the UK – Stag Beetles

They’re big and they look fearsome but they’re harmless eaters of decaying wood. The stag beetle is Britain’s largest insect, and we’re lucky enough to have quite a few it seems. Despite their striking jaws they don’t sting and aren’t … Continue reading

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Lots of wildlife busy at the Oak Tree

It’s that time of year when there’s a lot of wildlife at The Oak Tree – we have a whole string of nests along the hawthorn hedgerow at the bottom of the field judging from the chattering of nestlings rising … Continue reading

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