Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland

Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland
Author : Steven Falk
Publisher : Bloomsbury Wildlife
Total Pages : 432
Release : 2019-02-19
ISBN 10 : 1472967054
ISBN 13 : 9781472967053
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland Book Description:

Bees are a fascinating and indispensable group of insects, but many species are in decline, and efforts to help determine distributions and changes in abundance have to date been compromised by a serious lack of identification resources. This eagerly anticipated new addition to the highly acclaimed British Wildlife Field Guides series will unravel the complexities of identification, and is designed to cater for people new to the bee world as well as to more experienced recorders who wish to identify every species accurately. It provides the latest information on the identification, ecology, status and distribution of all 275 species of bee in Britain, Ireland and the Channel Islands. - Written by Steven Falk, professional naturalist and conservationist with over forty years' experience of working with bees - Illustrated with over 1,000 colour and black & white artworks by Richard Lewington, one of Europe's leading insect artists - Stunning photographs of living insects as seen in the wild - 234 up-to-date distribution maps - Comprehensive introduction to bee classification, ecology, field techniques and recording, a full glossary, and information on how to separate the sexes and distinguish bees from other insects - Introductions to families and genera, describing key characters and life histories - Detailed species descriptions covering field and microscopic characters, similar species, variants, flight season, habitat, flowers visited, nesting habits, status & distribution, and parasites & associates - A series of innovative illustrated keys to genera and species, designed to guide the user step by step through the identification process

Field Guide To Bumblebees GB Ireland

Field Guide To Bumblebees GB   Ireland
Author : Mike Edwards
Publisher :
Total Pages :
Release : 2018-03-22
ISBN 10 : 0954971329
ISBN 13 : 9780954971328
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Field Guide To Bumblebees GB Ireland Book Description:

Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland

Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland
Author : Steven Falk
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages : 432
Release : 2019-09-19
ISBN 10 : 9781472970367
ISBN 13 : 1472970365
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland Book Description:

Bees are a fascinating and indispensable group of insects, but many species are in decline, and efforts to help determine distributions and changes in abundance have to date been compromised by a serious lack of identification resources. This eagerly anticipated new addition to the highly acclaimed British Wildlife Field Guides series will unravel the complexities of identification, and is designed to cater for people new to the bee world as well as to more experienced recorders who wish to identify every species accurately. It provides the latest information on the identification, ecology, status and distribution of all 275 species of bee in Britain, Ireland and the Channel Islands. - Written by Steven Falk, professional naturalist and conservationist with over forty years' experience of working with bees - Illustrated with over 1,000 colour and black & white artworks by Richard Lewington, one of Europe's leading insect artists - Stunning photographs of living insects as seen in the wild - 234 up-to-date distribution maps - Comprehensive introduction to bee classification, ecology, field techniques and recording, a full glossary, and information on how to separate the sexes and distinguish bees from other insects - Introductions to families and genera, describing key characters and life histories - Detailed species descriptions covering field and microscopic characters, similar species, variants, flight season, habitat, flowers visited, nesting habits, status & distribution, and parasites & associates - A series of innovative illustrated keys to genera and species, designed to guide the user step by step through the identification process

Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland

Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland
Author : Richard Lewington
Publisher : Bloomsbury Wildlife
Total Pages : 160
Release : 2019-03-05
ISBN 10 : 1472967178
ISBN 13 : 9781472967176
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland Book Description:

Presented in an accessible, easy-to-use format, this is an ideal guide for both beginners and more experienced enthusiasts. It includes more than 600 superb illustrations of all the life stages of each species, together with beautiful artworks of the butterflies in their natural settings and pertinent species information, distribution maps and life history charts. The second edition features a new, illustrated 'at-a-glance' identification guide, updated distribution maps and species accounts, and new spreads and artwork for the Cryptic Wood White and Scarce Tortoiseshell.

Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland

Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland
Author : Steven Falk
Publisher : Osprey Publishing
Total Pages : 336
Release : 2015-10
ISBN 10 : 191038903X
ISBN 13 : 9781910389034
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland Book Description:

This field guide to Britain's bees makes this fascinating and important group of insects accessible to the general naturalist. It covers over 270 species, and is fully illustrated with stunning photographs and Richard Lewington's beautiful colour artwork.

Guide to Garden Wildlife 2nd edition

Guide to Garden Wildlife  2nd edition
Author : Richard Lewington
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages : 224
Release : 2019-09-05
ISBN 10 : 9781472964847
ISBN 13 : 1472964845
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guide to Garden Wildlife 2nd edition Book Description:

'The definitive go-to wildlife guide for all 16 million British gardens' Mike Dilger Even the smallest garden can be an important haven for wildlife, and this authoritative guide enables everyone to explore this wealth on their back doorstep. It covers all the main animal groups – including pond life – likely to be found in a garden in Great Britain and Ireland. Detailed descriptions and information on life history, behaviour and occurrence are provided for more than 500 species, as well as practical information on creating a pond for wildlife, making nestboxes and feeding birds. Richard Lewington, acknowledged as one of the finest natural history artists in Europe, has teamed up with his brother Ian, one of our most respected bird artists, to provide nearly 1,000 superbly detailed colour artworks to complement the text. Presented in an accessible, easy-to-use format, this fully updated and expanded edition covers everything from blue tits to bumblebees and hedgehogs to hawkmoths.

Britain s Insects

Britain s Insects
Author : Paul D. Brock
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Total Pages : 608
Release : 2021-07-13
ISBN 10 : 9780691179278
ISBN 13 : 0691179271
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Britain s Insects Book Description:

The go-to photographic guide to Britain and Ireland’s insects Britain’s Insects is an innovative, up-to-date, carefully designed and beautifully illustrated field guide to Britain and Ireland's twenty-five insect orders, concentrating on popular groups and species that can be identified in the field. Featuring superb photographs of live insects, the guide covers the key aspects of identification and provides information on status, distribution, seasonality, habitat, food plants and behaviour. It also offers insight into the life history of the various insect groups, many of which are truly amazing. This is the go-to guide for entomologists, naturalists, gardeners, wildlife photographers and anyone else interested in insects, whatever their level of knowledge. More than 2,600 stunning photographs, carefully selected to show key identification features Photo guides to every insect order, covering 316 families and almost 850 genera Covers 1,653 species, of which 1,476 are illustrated Designed to allow easy, accurate comparison of similar species Up-to-date distribution maps and charts summarizing adult seasonality QR codes that link to sound recordings of grasshoppers and crickets Information on photographing and recording insects to help conservation

Bradt Guides A Summer of British Wildlife

Bradt Guides  A Summer of British Wildlife
Author : James Lowen
Publisher : Bradt Guides
Total Pages : 256
Release : 2016-03-05
ISBN 10 : 9781784770099
ISBN 13 : 1784770094
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bradt Guides A Summer of British Wildlife Book Description:

Winner of the Travel Media Awards 'Travel Guide Book of the Year' award 2016. This original and colourful guide to British summer wildlife experiences is packaged into daily suggestions for what, when, where and how to see the best of British summer wildlife. For both the experienced wildlife tourist and the novice, the suggestions criss-cross England, Scotland and Wales, complete with inspiring itineraries, engaging descriptions, detailed directions and tips on how to find, identify and enjoy British animals, butterflies, birds and plants. Each entry gives an informative and inspiring suggestion focusing on up to four species, with full-colour photography and a helpful box covering practicalities such as grid references, useful websites, access arrangements to specific sites, flexibility details such as flight periods for butterflies or flowering weeks for orchids, and alternative sites to make viewing possible if you don't live near the suggested site but want to view the suggested species. From delicate orchids to gargantuan basking sharks, from seabird skyscrapers to ostentatious otters, this is the only guide of its type to offer full details of how to get the most out of British summer wildlife-watching.

Global Biodiversity

Global Biodiversity
Author : T. Pullaiah
Publisher : CRC Press
Total Pages : 1836
Release : 2021-03-18
ISBN 10 : 9780429783210
ISBN 13 : 0429783213
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Global Biodiversity Book Description:

This new four-volume set, Global Biodiversity, provides a wealth of insightful information on the biodiversity of selected nations around the world. The volumes provide informative summaries of the available data on both wild and cultivated plants, wild and domesticated animals, and microbes of the different nations selected.

Dancing with Bees

Dancing with Bees
Author : Brigit Strawbridge Howard
Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
Total Pages : 304
Release : 2019
ISBN 10 : 9781603588485
ISBN 13 : 1603588485
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dancing with Bees Book Description:

The author shares a charming and eloquent account of a return to noticing, to rediscovering a perspective on the world that had somehow been lost to her for decades, and to reconnecting with the natural world. With special care and attention to the plight of pollinators, including honeybees, bumblebees, and solitary bees, she shares fascinating details of the lives of flora and fauna.