insectsandflight.com

wildlife on the Somerset Levels: south-west England

and an introduction to hymenopteran insects

 


Robin Williams, with Tim Vowles


Spring 2017

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CONTENTS


HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH insects, birds of prey & waterbirds - in flight


PICTURE GALLERIES of insects and birds in flight


BRITISH HYMENOPTERA, an introduction to

Symphyta, sawflies; Parasitica, parasitic

wasps; Aculeata, bees, wasps, ants


PICTURES of local landscapes


INSECT 'FLATS' in the garden


BUMBLEBEES  in Somerset

 

DIARY of current events,

plus accounts from

the 1940s to '60s




County of Somerset

wild-life and living in the Somerset Levels & West Country

























Captions

Bumblebee Bombus hortorum m

Marsh harrier Circus aeruginosus f

Canada Farm, Shapwick Heath

Shoveler Anas clypeata

all © robin williams

 



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