Identifying Solitary Bees

This short course is for anyone who would like to learn about the identification and ecology of these solitary insects. Time will be spent in the field observing and discussing the requirements of a variety of genera found around the Centre grounds. There will also be an opportunity to study and identify prepared specimens to species using a variety of entomological keys.

Ian Cheeseborough is self-employed in the field of habitat management and entomological surveys, mainly in Shropshire. He has been studying Aculeate Hymenoptera – bees, wasps and ants for the past sixteen years and is County Recorder for this group of insects. He also runs a number of courses on Aculeates at Preston Montford FSC.

How to Apply

To book a place on this course, please visit the FSC website or contact the centre directly on 01299 250513.

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Key Information

Start date:

23rd June 2019 at 10:00am




Field Studies Council






Bishops Wood, Worcesterhsire, United Kingdom

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