By Nick Owens
The first book to cover all of Norfolk's 197 bee species, including bumblebees, honeybees and solitary bees. Each species has its own page with images and distribution maps with notes on flight period, habitat, flowers visited, nesting and parasites. It includes up-to-date information on bee species which have been lost and new species coming in to the county.
Accompanying chapters cover Norfolk's bee recorders, the state of Norfolk's bee populations, Norfolk bee habitats and their historical origins, conservation, nesting and life cycle, parasites and predators, bees and flowers, identifying bees, photographing bees and attracting bees to your garden.
Illustrations: 400+ full colour photos.
This book will appeal to those unfamiliar with bees as well as those with more specialist knowledge. 224 pages. Hardback £28.95, £18.95 until 15th May 2017.
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