This place will be for you to learn about the wildlife around you through observations, fun facts and pictures sent into us. We are looking for pictures of: birds, bees, hedgehogs, ants, bugs, butterflies, spiders, caterpillars .... and anything else you can draw, paint, collage or photograph for us :) Send in your picutres to:
The Buff-Tailed Bumblebee has a brain the size of a poppy seed!
Buzz Buzzing Bees
Here's some awesome facts all about bees...
There are over 25,000 types of bees!
If you find a struggling bee, you can leave it some water mixed with white sugar: 50 / 50 % and this will give it the little boost it might just need to go about its day :)
Bees can tell eachother apart by smelling each other's footprints.... eugh!
Did you know?
Black kites can live to be 25-30 years old in the wild
What do they eat?
Black kites will eat anything from other birds and lizards to small animals and insects.
where can they be seen?
Black kites can be found in 4 continents:
Europe, Africa, Australia and Africa
Check out my beady eye and hooked beak - wow!
Black kites lay between 2 and 3 eggs. The mum will sit on the eggs to incubate them for 30-32 days.
Black kites bring food for their offspring by hunting for food and feeding them beak to beak. The chicks don't have feathers for 18-22 days and will start flapping their wings after 27-31 days.