Category Archives: moths

Report on Insects Day in Alexandra Park – Sunday 6th August 2017

 Insects Day in Alexandra Park – Sunday 6th August 2017   On Sunday 6th August, the Alexandra Park Wildlife Forum in conjunction with the Greater Manchester Ecology Unit (GMEU) held an Insects Day event in Alexandra Park. The day went … Continue reading

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Small Skipper on Devil’s Bit – Photo Courtesy of GMEU SUNDAY 6TH AUGUST 2017 10:00am – 3:00pm Join the Alexandra Park Wildlife Forum for a wonderful day looking at some of the amazing insects in Alexandra Park with insect specialists from the … Continue reading

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      Go wild in your park with the RSPB and Aldi! In Alexandra Park, Whalley Range throughout August 2017, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) will be delivering free nature activities in Alexandra Park exploring … Continue reading

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Insects in the Museum – This Saturday – Manchester Museum

The Manchester Museum will be hosting: The Urban Naturalist – Insects behind the scenes by Manchester Museum Saturday 27th May : 2-3:30pm The Manchester Museum is offering friendly, practical workshops run by leading naturalists. Activities range from wild food-foraging and … Continue reading

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Alex Park wildlife forum – invitation to join

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Now that the renovation works are more or less complete, the focus of attention is back on ongoing management. To support this, there are various forums that have been set up to represent different interest groups: wildlife, heritage, arts & … Continue reading

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Butterfly identification workshop – Sat 6th July

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Sat 6th July, 10am – 2pm, Hough End Clough This workshop is run by Greater Manchester Local Record Centre, and is suitable for beginners and intermediate level. Butterflies are colourful and fragile insects with 24 species occurring regularly in Greater … Continue reading

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moths and leaf mines in Alexandra Park

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Kev the moth man visited Alexandra Park on 6th Oct to record leaf mines – the damage in the leaf caused by moths laying eggs and larvae feeding. Kev can tell from looking at the mines which species of moth … Continue reading

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