|Agrilus biguttatus Sherwood Forest Nottinghamshire June 2011|
As for this year it's the little black scarab beetle Trox scaber that gets my attention. It's not a beetle you can hunt but more one you can entrap. It loves Owls nests or in particular the bones and crap you can find in raptors nests. I have already tried to find it in previous years. I've made false nests in holes in trees furnished them with bones from the butchers, but to date no Trox , although plenty of beetles of other types including no shortage of burying beetles. 2013 is going to be the year I find it. Possibly!