On the wing...
(Above) Bee by Ken Dolbear, MBE.
With summer in full swing the fields, hedgerows and hillsides are alive with butterflies, bumblebees and a huge array of insects. Bumblebees are out in force around our reserves with a host of different species regularly seen. These hard working bees are out even on cloudy days.
If you want to learn more on these fascinating insects, book onto our Bumblebee Day Course on the 14th July 2014.
This hands-on course will introduce you to the 22 species of bumblebee resident in Britain & Ireland, their identification and ecology, before trying out your new found identification skills in the meadows. Only £55 pp Click here to book onto one of the last few remaining places.