Tagged: Insects

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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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A Quick Guide to- the Bee Fly

Originally published 18 May 2015. The large bee fly, Bombylius major, is fairly common in southern Britain, yet many people are unaware of this insect. They are on the wing from late March...

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White-tailed Bumblebee

Following on from my last piece on buff-tailed bumblebees (Bombus terrestris), it now makes sense to look at one of its most similar species in Ireland, the white-tailed bumblebee (Bombus lucorum). White-tailed bumblebee...

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