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Tiptree Heath

Hunt for the Heath Bumblebee (and friends) - Ted Benton and Friends of the Heath

An afternoon spent with Ted Benton looking for the Essex-rare Heath Bumblebee amongst other insects, such as the Mottled Grasshopper, Common Groundhopper, Heather Mining Bee and the Green-eyed Flower Bee. Tiptree Heath is a fine heathland site, a rare habitat in Essex.

Hunt for the Heath Bumblebee (and friends) - Ted Benton and Friends of the Heath
Hunt for the Heath Bumblebee (and friends) - Ted Benton and Friends of the Heath

Time & Location

14 Aug 2024, 14:00 – 16:00

Tiptree Heath, Tiptree Heath, Colchester CO5 0QE, UK

About the event

An afternoon spent with Ted Benton looking for the Essex-rare Heath Bumblebee amongst other insects, such as the Mottled Grasshopper, Common Groundhopper, Heather Mining Bee and the Green-eyed Flower Bee. Tiptree Heath is a fine heathland site, a rare habitat in Essex. 

Meet at the Tiptree Heath car park on the B1022 Tiptree to Maldon road, at about 800 metres on the Maldon side of Tiptree. For further information and to book please contact Ted Benton on 07928 705710 or Joan Pinch on 07842 110051. Please note there are no toilets on site. Stout footwear will be adequate for this visit. This is a joint meeting with Friends of the Heath.

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