Hopping mad

Hopping mad

Observation - Hopping mad - UK and Ireland. Description: Mind-boggling numbers of grasshoppers present at Kingcombe Meadows. Many were basking in the intermittent sun in areas sheltered from a persistent breeze. When disturbed it was almost like living fireworks exploding around my feet! There may be more than

Mind-boggling numbers of grasshoppers present at Kingcombe Meadows. Many were basking in the intermittent sun in areas sheltered from a persistent breeze. When disturbed it was almost like living fireworks exploding around my feet! There may be more than one species in the photos.