Since September 2003 the author has been making a minimum intervention study of a square metre of land and the immediate surrounding area in his garden in the East Sussex Weald at Sedlescombe near Hastings, UK. By April 2016 over 1000 species of plants and animals (none of which has been deliberately introduced) had been recorded and the area featured on many TV and radio shows including Spring Watch, and The One Show.
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
A new harvestman
I found the harvestman Leiobunum rotundum perched halfway up the stem of the white marsh thistle in Emthree the other day.
Quite a widespread species in Britain but possibly declining. I have seen it once before in our garden (1997).