Tagged: Bees

So, what are Bee-flies all about?

A few days ago I went for a very nice walk around a nearby reservoir in what was unseasonably very warm sunshine. The warmth and light had predictably brought all the insects out...

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The crafty nest parasites of solitary bees.

Life is hard for a female solitary bee. From the day she leaves her mother’s nest, she has only a few frantic weeks to mate, construct her own nest cells, stock them with...

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