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Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland
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Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland by Steven Falk, illustrated by Richard Lewington.

A new long-awaited field guide to the bees of Great Britain, Ireland and the Channel Islands. llustrated with over 1000 colour and black & white artworks plus over 700 colour photographs. There are 234 up-to-date distribution maps and a comprehensive introduction to bees including field techniques for identifying and recording.

Also includes detailed texts for all 275 British and Irish species, covering field and microscopic characters, similar species, variation, flight season, habitat, flowers visited, nesting habits, status & distribution, and parasites & associates. Contains a series of innovative illustrated keys to genera and species.Softcover, 432 pages.

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Bumblebees  by John Feltwell.

A new book seeking to give bumblebees a higher profile and promote awareness for the insects. Over 150 colour photos with facts and figures, wildflower gardening and practical advice.  Softcover, 58 pages

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Honeybees by John Feltwell.

Aims to stimulate interest in honeybees as their fortunes have been under threat over the last few years.  Sections include predators, honeybees in trouble, the Varroa mite and Colony Collapse Disorder.

Over 150 colour photographs and each on different wildflowers and garden flowers. Also contains reproduction prints of 19th Century beekeeping.

Field Guide to Spiders of Great Britain & N. Europe
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Field Guide to Spiders of Great Britain & N. Europe by Michael J Roberts.

450 species comprehensively illustrated, with 288 colour painting and over 1500 drawings.

Provides general information on the structure and biology of spiders, together with illustrations of genitalia, webs and egg sacs.