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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 08.3 February 1997

Identification – British Bee-flies

By - Alan Stubbs

There are over 6,600 species of fly in Britain, the majority of which are not obvious to the general naturalist. Bee-flies rival hoverflies in the public image as attractive members of this order. Nine species of bee-fly have been found in Britain this century, the majority of which deserve a high profile in conservation circles.

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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