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SWSEIC20/09/2021 at 1:29pm

This week's #RecordOfTheWeek is an aquatic predator. Notonecta obliqua is one of the water boatmen or backswimmers, so called because they swim and rest on their back (upside down to us) under the water surface. This species is fairly widespread in SW...

SWSEIC07/09/2021 at 1:50pm

It's here!🐉 The 'State of Dragonflies in Britain and Ireland 2021' report is now available for your reading pleasure: We'll be delving into the details throughout the day #stateofdragonflies


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