Tenellaplas lake wildlife on Voorne island


This 4 August 2016 video shows the Tenellaplas lake on Voorne island in the Netherlands, and local wildlife like damselflies and flowers.

Bush-cricket calling, video


This video shows a male great green bush-cricket making lots of sound.

Joost Hooimeijer in the Netherlands made this video.

Green lacewing larvae video


This video from the USA says about itself:

23 July 2016

Amazing Insect Camouflage – The larvae of the Green Lacewing cover themselves with bits of bark, moss, lichen, moss and dead prey to perfectly blend in with a Mango Tree as it hunts voraciously for aphids, ants, small spiders and mites that might damage the tree and fruit. The Green Lacewing is one of the most beneficial insects one can have in one’s backyard and another reason not to indiscriminately use pesticides.

Heron, dragonfly, butterflies on Voorne island


This 14 July 2016 video shows a grey heron, a black-tailed skimmer dragonfly, a peacock butterfly and other butterflies and other wildlife on Voorne island in the Netherlands.

Butterflies, dragonflies, damselflies of Voorne island


This video, recorded on 10 and 11 July 2016, shows butterflies, dragonflies, damselflies and other insects like beetles of Voorne island.

Wasp species found for first time in the Netherlands


This video says about itself:

27 April 2009

A parasitic wasp has injected her eggs into a caterpillar — and now they’re ready to hatch.

Today, warden Erik van der Spek on Texel island in the Netherlands writes that a wasp species has been discovered on Texel which had never been seen in the Netherlands before. It is Neorhacodes enslini.

This small parasitic wasp species of the Ichneumonidae family lays it eggs in the nests of bigger wasp species.

Green lacewing video


This 3 July 2016 video shows a common green lacewing at Hellegatsplaten in the Netherlands.