Sunday, April 29, 2012

Honey Bees From August 2011

Just a couple of Honey Bees - In the backyard...


August 2011

Awesome ID Chart: Cuckoo Bees

Awesome ID Charts: Cuckoo Bees

I've just noticed that NHBS offers quite a few ID charts for Hymenoptera, printed by Peregrine Productions . This is just one example:

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Studying Insects up close x10

I plan to begin posting some more digital pics of (various) Hymenoptera, that were present in my backyard last summer - August 2011 to be exact.
It's now 2012, and Spring is here - So, the first Wasps & Bees of the season have already started to appear. Also, some Lepidoptera...And, in the "spirit" of entomology - I'd like to share the link below. It is a new, high-quality loupe that I've "got my eye on" 


I just learned that two of my favorite retailers have merged: Alana Ecology and NHBS. This is pretty neat!

Below, is the link to a new best-selling book on Bats

NHBS - Bats - John D Altringham

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

NHBS - Bats - John D Altringham

Bats: From Evolution to Conservation

I just learned that two of my favorite retailers have merged: Alana Ecology and NHBS. This is pretty neat!
Below, is the link to a new best-selling book on Bats:

NHBS - Bats - John D Altringham

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

SUNFLOWER LEMON QUEEN Helianthus Annuus

Going to try and plant some "Lemon" Sunflowers this year... I was hoping these would look different from the "typical Sunflower". We'll see... In any case, Bees are supposed to love 'em.

Scientific Info On Sunflower