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PICTURES OF WILD BEES IN THE NEW FOREST

As my camera has a macro mode, I have been testing it on pictures of flowers etc. In August 2005 I managed to take a number of photos of bees over a few weeks and show some on this page.

New Forest bee on thistle.

New Forest bee

bee in garden

Two bees or not two bees ?  That is the question ........

Bee on Foxglove

And butterflies taken in July and August 2006

A perfect butterfly - female Silver Washed Fritillary

Red Admiral Butterfly - a bit "moth" eaten!!

butterfly

Gatekeeper Butterfly - Pyronia tithonus (Linnaeus, 1771)

Large White Buttefrfly - Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Gatekeeper Butterfly - Pyronia tithonus (Linnaeus, 1771)

Stag Beetle, taken by Penny on her Nokia N95 phone. Amazing detail.

Stag Beetle

Another bee picture, taken in July 2007, with new Canon G7 camera

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Fungi of the New Forest