A few stories about the impact of the weather on wildlife.
The intense cold in Scotland has mean BILLIONS of midges have died. It is believed that the coming summer may be one of the best, midge-quiet Scottish summers on record.
Equally the RSPB Scotland said there have been few sightings of Wrens, Stonechat and Goldcrests since winter started.
This isn't a weather story but....
Naturalists at a Somerset Nature Reserve have decided to protect the caterpillars of Orange Tipped Butterflies to stop Blue Tits taking them for food.
I'm not sure I approve of this. Surely we should let nature take its course. I might have understood if the butterfly is rare.