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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 24.5 June 2013

Identification: British Tiger-beetles

By - John Walters

Tiger-beetles are some of our most charismatic insects. They are diurnal, sun-loving hunters of warm, open habitats such as heathlands, sand dunes and soft-rock cliffs. A metallic flash of colour is often the first indication of their presence as one takes to the air at your feet, and then appears to vanish as it settles again a few metres away.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist