In the summer of 2021, Cork Nature Network conducted a survey of the Clearwing moth species in Cork.
Cork Nature Network runs a number of long term and short term projects. Further details about these projects can be seen below.
Cork Nature Network are delivering a course in partnership with IRD Duhallow and LAWPRO, the Local Water Quality and Aquatic Biodiversity Training.
And why do they keep crashing into my kitchen window?
The Cockchafer has many different names – May bug, June bug, billy witch and doodle bug among others (as Gaeilge: cearnamhán nó priompallán samhraidh).
Insects play critical roles in our lives. Often under-appreciated and viewed by some as a nuisance, insects are “lever pullers of the world”. These tiny animals are fundamental for a healthy ecosystem, yet they are underappreciated, understudied and rarely considered in conservation.