Sea snail video


This video shows a shag rug nudibranch in the Oosterschelde estuary in Zeeland province in the Netherlands.

Robert Hughan made this video.

Honeybees leave hive, video


This 26 May 2016 video shows honeybees leaving, and arriving at, their hive at Eemlandhoeve ecological farm in Bunschoten-Spakenburg in the Netherlands.

New bug species discovered on Texel island


This video shows a Rhopalus subrufus bug.

Today, warden Jitske Esselaar on Texel in the Netherlands reports on research about bugs on the island in 2015.

Four species, new for Texel, were found: Hesperocorixa castanea, an aquatic species discovered in a pond.

Liorhyssus hyalinus is a land species. It had been found earlier on Schiermonnikoog, Terschelling and Vlieland islands.

Compsidolon salicellum was found in a forest; a first for all Wadden Sea islands.

Finding Rhopalus subrufus was also a first for the Wadden islands.

67 giant millipede babies born


This 22 April 2016 video shows 67 giant African millipede babies, born in Amersfoort zoo in the Netherlands. See also here.

Green hairstreak butterfly deposits eggs, video


This video from the Auvergne region in France shows a female green hairstreak butterfly depositing eggs.

In the background, golden oriole sound.

Rare butterfly in France


This video, recorded in France, shows a dingy skipper butterfly. This species is extremely rare in the Netherlands.