This is the first published
Electronic Newspaper for
Shoreham-by-Sea and District,
West Sussex, England
1 October 2000 : Volume 2 Issue 35
September 2000 (Friday night 11:40 pm)
The 8 police vehicles and
helicopter were all called into action to hunt for a pair of your
muggers who committed a serious assault on another youth on Shoreham-by-Sea
send any comments to: Andy Horton
sea had churned up the sand at Kingston Beach,
where the fauna was exiguous, but notably an absense of large prawns. Adult
Wrasse (one), large first year Corkwing (only one caught in an upper
pool underneath a groyne) but more would be present, largish 5-Bearded
Rockling (one was 16 cm in an upper pool), Bullheads
(in the upper pool to 95 mm) and small Rock Gobies
were very frequently discovered under rocks.
Lightning was reported from Franklin Road, Shoreham, by Peter van Doorn,
during a brief thunderstorm.
Bird Hawk-Moth, Macroglossum stellatarum.
one of these attractive moths was seen in Dave Mason's front garden just
north of Shoreham railway station.
(especially the large mushrooms, large enough for eating) needs more precise
identification than most of the wild plants and animals. Test your identification
by the clear and colourful photographs on Ray Hambletts:
of Lancing Ring
TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS
into a muddle with one of the blue butterflies, but this put all the others
in doubt. The following corrections to the Adur Valley Torpedo Bulletin
are in order:
Blue Butterfly not the Common Blue.
flinty path leads from the top of Upper Kingston Lane to Southwick Hill
under which the main A27 road burrows a large tunnel which is hardly noticeable
from the vantage point 121 metres above sea level. A Comma Butterfly flitted
amongst the heather and nettles on the way up. A few Clouded Yellow
Butterflies would not settle, and a handful of Adonis
(or Viviparous) Lizard,
Wall Lizard, Podarcis muralis, as it was originally identified as)
head out of flint wall in which a sprig of Bittersweet was growing, on
Shoreham Beach. *
these lizards have now been definitely identified as the Wall
Lizard Comparison Photographs
Records on the Adur eForum (you have to join)
Wildlife eGroups Forum
Naturalists' Association (link)
the Sites of Special Scientific Interest using this link:
of the Earth SSSI Navigator
of the Week
| dnandrmf, L- | n. L19. [f. as GYNANDROUS + -O- + Gk morphe form.]
An individual, esp. an insect, with some male and some female characteristics.
gynandromorphic a. = GYNANDROMORPHOUS L19. gynandromorphism n. the state
of being a gynandromorph M19. gynandromorphous a. pertaining to or designating
a gynandromorph M19.
from The Oxford Interactive Encyclopedia
by The Learning Company, Inc. Copyright (c) 1997 TLC Properties Inc.
The upsurge of EFora
on all subjects (a
few have been recommended before in these bulletins) are an important way
in which the Internet
will change the world.
A list of recommended eFora
will appear soon. Please make any suggestions.
Life eFora (Link)
Latest Virus Information
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Pebbles on the
is calm, pebbles still,
comes the tide ready to kill.
tumble clash together,
the stones have gone forever.
stones have now turned into sand,
are now back on the land.
poems at Tidal Gauge Centre, North Shields (UK):
Valley eForum covering all aspects of life in the Adur Valley commences.
You can join by spending a few minutes on the following site, and then
you can post messages on almost anything about life in Shoreham-by-sea
and the Adur Valley, including, Lancing, Sompting, Southwick, Steyning
and the smaller villages in the valley.
BEST WAY TO JOIN THE
is to click on the link to
logo, and register as a new
member. Allow 10 minutes on-line, but the process should be much quicker.
Then you can go to the Adur
Valley page and register to join.
The following choices will
have to be made:
Receive mail in a daily bulletin.
Receive each EMail individually (this may result in too many EMails)
Choose not to receive EMails, which means you can visit the web page to
choose what subjects look interesting. You can, also, just receive a list
of the subjects in a daily digest.
the latter applies, you will have to click on the menu item Messages.
choices can be altered at a later date. They can also be altered by me,
if you cannot work out how to do it.
on Netscape Composer, and other programs
any company or organisation wanting nationwide green publicity, there is
an opportunity to sponsor the journal "Glaucus"
of the British Marine Life Study Society.
remains sponsorship opportunities on the BMLSS (England) web site and other
publications, including Torpedo.
is also available for the Adur Torpedo Electronic News Bulletin
and the Shoreham-by-Sea web pages (which preceded the Adur Resource Centre
web site), which would be more suitable for a local firm(s).
Site Design Services are available from Hulkesmouth Publishing
advertisement rules apply.
accepted by EMail only.
Torpedo was written, designed and distributed by Andy
to earlier issues (for subscribers who have downloaded the Bulletins only,
and web site visitors).