Drab Lopper – Minoa murinata

Drab Lopper – Minoa murinata

Wyre Forest Study Group 5 July, 2023 Drab Lopper moth – Minoa murinata In spite of its common name, there was a good deal of excitement among the members of the WFSG, when several specimens of this day-time flying moth were recorded during a recent visit to the...
A glint of gold …

A glint of gold …

Wyre Forest Study Group 5 July, 2023 Glint of gold – Golden-ringed Dragonfly On a recent July field meeting of the WFSG to the Wyre, we were treated to the sight of one of the UK’s spectacular dragonflies – the Golden-ringed dragonfly. The...
Club-tailed Dragonfly emergence

Club-tailed Dragonfly emergence

Wyre Forest Study Group 26 May, 2023 Club-tailed Dragonfly emergence The Club-tailed Dragonfly emergence period for 2023 is almost over now after two weeks and already it looks like a better year than 2022. The only way to assess how well this dragonfly is doing is to...
Narrow-leaved Helleborine (Cephalanthera longifolia)

Narrow-leaved Helleborine (Cephalanthera longifolia)

Wyre Forest Study Group 23 May, 2023 Narrow-leaved Helleborine (Cephalanthera longifolia) One of our special Forest plants flowers in May and can be surprisingly difficult to see in dappled shade. The Narrow-leaved Helleborine is a botanical treasure that exudes...