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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The Great British Bee Count 2016

  The Great British Bee Count launches on the 19th of May and this year more than ever organisers want the public to get involved in the event. Public concerns for bee populations...

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