I always saw Pond skaters as clever little chaps that could walk on the surface tension of water and run really fast.
According to the RSPB site they eat small insects.
However, my observations are that they are ruthless in attacking bigger insect than themselves.
Click here for the RSPB's account that pond skaters take small insects. Everything is relative but in my ponds they take big insects including wasps! Click here to see http://sussexrambler.blogspot.com/2010/08/spheksophobia.html
Wednesday, 13 April 2011
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