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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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

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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


Bumblebee Bombus hortorum m

Marsh harrier Circus aeruginosus f

Canada Farm, Shapwick Heath

Shoveler Anas clypeata

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