Beewolf wasp

The Beewolf wasp – Philanthus triangulum – is one of the largest (up to 17 mm) and most spectacular solitary wasp species in Britain. It can be distinguished by the unfolded wings and thickened antennae. The abdomen and face are


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Black swans are back

A recently arrived pair of Black Swans at the Heath pond have so far ruffled no feathers in the 30 strong flock of resident Mute Swans. In fact they look quite at home and attracting a lot of interest from …


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Heath fire

 

Sad remains of a toad found recently amongst the regrowth of the burnt ground from this summer’s grass fire on the Heath – a reminder for next year of how careful everyone needs to be with cigarettes etc.…


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Mayor’s Award for committee member

Robin Hart has been awarded a prestigious medal in recognition of the huge amount of service he provides for conservation and ecology, on behalf of very many organisations. Friends of Petersfield Heath are fortunate to have Robin, a founder member …


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