Tagged: Bumblebees

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Fragrant flower or invasive thug?

We’d been walking for twenty minutes or so with plenty to see:  a wooded garden with a drift of early snowdrops scattered across the grass like confetti, the winter sunshine percolating through the...

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The UK’s Pollination Crisis…

It’s strange to think that a creature of approximately 18mm long can impact our lives so much; that it’s production contributes £400 million to the UK economy annually, whilst providing us with almost...

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Cuckoo Bumblebees

*Originally posted in May 2015 on www.thereremouse.com One flew east, one flew west, one flew over the cuckoo’s nest. Cuckoos, by the way, don’t have one.  A nest, that is.  They lay their...

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The Common Carder Bee

The Common Carder Bee (Bombus Pascuorum) is one of our most common bumblebee species in Ireland. The species is quite distinctive and once it is seen, it cannot really be forgotten. It’s also...

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Pollinators, Plants and I

As this is my first post for wildlife articles I had thought I better start off with something interesting, something to grab the your attention. I also thought it a good idea to...

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