Field Guide to the Bumblebees of Great Britian & Ireland
This field guide will enable you to, with practice, identify with confidence most of the known 22 species of Bumblebees. Describes, with colour photographs, both sexes and life history. Easy to use key. Also describes habitat requirements for conservation and how to attract bumblebees to your garden.
- ISBN: 9780954971311
- Author(s): Mike Edwards, Martin Jenner
- Photographer(s): Ted Benton
- Stock Code: 4971311
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Colour photographs
- Pages: 180
- Published: 2009
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Written by Steven Falk, professional naturalist and conservationist with over forty years' experience of working with bees Illustrated with over 1,000 colour and black & white artworks by Richard Lewington, one of Europe's leading insect artists Stunning photographs of living insects as seen in the wild 234 up-to-date distribution maps Comprehensive introduction to bee classification, ecology, field techniques and recording, a full glossary, and information on how to separate the sexes and distinguish bees from other insects Introductions to families and genera, describing key characters and life histories Detailed species descriptions covering field and microscopic characters, similar species, variants, flight season, habitat, flowers visited, nesting habits, status & distribution, and parasites & associates.