This attractively-designed pocket guides describes over 70 of these fascinating insects found in Berks, Bucks and Oxon. These superb mimics may be mistaken for bumblebees, honeybees and wasps. Many are found in gardens, where they are useful pollinators, whilst others prefer woodlands or wetlands.
Each species is described using non-technical language making this easy-to-use book is perfect for the beginner, with over 140 high-quality colour photographs.
Softback, 72 pp, colour throughout
P.Creed, NatureBureau, 2014