This Week

Columbus Crab...

Columbus Crab
This small crab species is an occasional visitor to Cornwall’s shoreline, brought here by storms and strong currents, often in the company of Goose Barnacles. This one was recently spotted on The Lizard.
Photo: Terry Thirlaway

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The story of cuttlefish...

If you've ever wondered where cuttlefish bones come from, then you might be interested in an illustrated talk this weekend, Saturday 6 February at 7.30pm, Gweek Village Hall. The event is run by Helford VMCA and the speaker is John Rundle from the Marine Biological Association.

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Hairy Curtain Crust...

Hairy Curtain Crust
A fungus of dead wood from broadleaf trees, Hairy Curtain Crust can be found throughout the year. This colony was spotted on fallen oak at Penrose.
Photo: Amanda Scott

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A winter Skylark...

Skylark
We associate Skylarks with their songflight high in the summer skies, but they're around in winter, of course, when our local birds are joined by visiting Skylarks from further north. This one was spotted close to Lizard Point.
Photo: Terry Thirlaway

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