In the gardening department of the city administration a lot of calls are received every day. People complain that the tracks in their backyards destroy trees.
In one of the courtyards in the New Lenine dead garden emerged this week. It made black caterpillars. The first tree was occupied for only one night, after a week enveloped another 12 trees. Tells about NTS. The whole yard is strewn tracks and they just crunch underfoot. Insects gluttonous. Now in a few large pockets.
Olga Nekrasov, Irkutsk woman:
"In the morning, went outside and saw that the trees are in the web. Thought, Read more [...]
In the gardening department of the city administration a huge number of calls received every day. People complain that the tracks in their backyards destroy trees.In one of the courtyards in the Novo-Lenino dead garden emerged this week. This was done by black caterpillars. The first tree occupied for only one night, after a week wrapped another 12 trees. This tells TV NTS. The whole court strewn tracks, and they literally crunching underfoot. Voracious insects. Now in a few major centers.Olga Nekrasov irkutyanka:"In the morning came in yard and saw that the trees are in the web. Thought, Read more [...]
Well, that did not in the winter, of course, but in the forest, in a large, multi-year anthill?
...Thaw - in December in our area now and then it does happen. Shines low winter sun. Softly whistling bullfinch on the tops of trees. Occasionally proshurshit the snow forest mouse or vole.On the sparkling snow glades smerzsya top crust crust, beneath-emptiness drifts slightly settled and separated from the snow crust. It is transparent, like glass, hanging below her big heavy drops. Nagneshsya, look close, and through a drop of a blade of grass, small particles are different, that lie at the Read more [...]
Gold isilkulskaya autumn. I'm coming from the reserve home. Gently and a little sad sky is blue, but in the quiet corners of even in summer the sun was hot, bright gold only begun to fly around the birch tree planting in nursery gardens. Branches of apple-dichek, on the edge of these bands, weighed down with clusters of bright red fruit plump tight on long stalks. In the air, fly dragonfly, some flies, small winged aphids. Quiet swim in the blue long silver cobwebs.
Interested to know: what kind of insects inhabit the rare tough grass in the forest belt itself? The trees in the winter, Read more [...]
Animal artist NN Kondakov, author of many accurate scientific picture of a fish, insects, birds and animals in many books, including the latest edition of "Life of Animals" and the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, congratulated me something to do with the holiday, saying: "I hope that in your Reserves for insects too elves divorced, and you, with your love of the unusual, they certainly seem - will not hide as from the bad people! "and drawn herein elf, he currently represents them.
Nikolai got, as they say, spot on. Is that "my" elves look a little bit different: delicate Read more [...]
From the nest to the young laziusov Osinki that grows on the edge of the forest, steps twenty-five. And between the nest tree in the yard now extends ant highway: a narrow stream, not more than fifteen inches, ants streaming in both directions. You might think that a dark, slightly stirring tape is between the blades of grass. Why do ants run to Osinka? Do not carry that out?
Ants run, however, and there and back with empty jaws. But even without a magnifying glass can be seen: ant, running toward the tree, just like an ant, nothing special, but his brother, running forward, abdomen is filled Read more [...]