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Monthly Archive for February, 2017

Amegilla cingulata.

Also known as the Blue-banded Bee, this beautiful native bee is a delight to have in the garden, especially if you grow tomatoes as it is an efficient buzz pollinator. It is a solitary bee, the female digs a shallow burrow in clay soil, or mud bricks if your house is so constructed, which she […]

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B is for Beetle.

Many different beetles come to the moth light, at times they are in very large numbers and are a great nuisance to the moth photographer, blundering around and disturbing the settled moths. At other times smaller numbers come in and can be of considerable interest, this post shows a selection from a night’s mothing on […]

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