Bumblebees

Bumblebees

Bumblebees Daffodils, warmer weather, and birds singing mean spring has definitely sprung here in beautiful Wharfedale! Big, beautiful queen bumblebees are also waking up and looking for safe places to start their new colonies. This may be in a hedge row, underground,...
Spiders

Spiders

Is anyone else noticing a lot of SPIDERS at the moment !? Yes, it seems that ‘spider season has come early this year with numerous spider sightings in properties across our region. Many of the spiders we see scuttling about are males looking for love, while others...
Red Squirrels

Red Squirrels

Red squirrels in Wharfedale! There are two species of squirrel in the UK; red squirrels Sciurus vulgaris and the grey squirrel Sciurus carolinensis. UK populations are currently estimated at approximately 140,000 red squirrels and 2.5 million grey squirrels. The Reds...