An irregular blog of photos taken by me of insects and other natural history subjects on my travels around Yorkshire, Britain and Europe. Hopefully you'll find them useful in putting a name to your own specimens but always check your identifications with an expert.


Bee Hotel, Silsden 23/04/17

At least one male Red Mason Bee Osmia bicornis is still hanging around the bee hotel waiting for the females to emerge.

Osmia bicornis male