Wyre Forest’s Wood Ants

The Wood Ants (Formica rufa) that are commonly found in most of Wyre’s woodland have begun to emerge from their winter period of dormancy and when weather conditions are suitable they are out massing on top of their nests – quite a spectacle!

Wood Ants, Ribbesford Wood, 27 March 2015 ©Nicola Winnall

Wood Ants, Ribbesford Wood, 27 March 2015, ©Nicola Winnall

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