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Matthew Oates, National Trust

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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

Through a naturalist’s eyes

By - Robert Burton

"I should not be too dismissive of the general populace's failure to distinguish between harmless hoverfly and harmful hymenopteran, Only last week, I was admiring the furry thorax of a bee perched on a leaf, and then the penny dropped as I realised that its eyes met in the middle of its head and its antennae were stubby. It was a dronefly (Erista/is) mimicking a Honeybee. Insect mimicry is a nice subject because it is easy to find mimics and their models - Honeybees, bumblebees and wasps - in the garden and beyond."

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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