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6 edition of The Natural History of Bumblebees found in the catalog.

The Natural History of Bumblebees

A Sourcebook of Investigations

by Carol Ann Kearns

  • 30 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Colorado .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects & Spiders,
  • Insects (entomology),
  • Observers" manuals,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Reference,
  • Bumblebees

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8345445M
    ISBN 100870816217
    ISBN 109780870816215

    Natural Selection in Action Posted: Ap In the past 80 years, the plumage of the Horned Lark has undergone a relatively rapid color change, which scientists believe is due to the conversion of Imperial Valley desert into farmland, which has caused the landscape to change from light to dark. The threats to bumblebees in the UK are significant and ongoing. This book is an excellent step towards inspiring greater knowledge of the insects and is a valuable contribution to their conservation. —Claire Bugg, The Biologist; This is a beautiful and interesting book which should appeal to the general naturalist as well as the specialist.

      Facts About Bees 🐝 - Secret Nature | Bee Documentary | Natural History Channel - Duration: Reel Truth Earth - Wildlife & Discovery , views The New Naturalist Series is a collection of books published by Collins in the UK that focuses on natural history topics. Sure, there are plenty of books about nature, but what makes these books stand out from the pack is the gorgeous design of the covers. According to the New Naturalist website, the aim of the series at the start was, "to interest the general reader in the wild life of.

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The Natural History of Bumblebees by Carol Ann Kearns Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Natural History of Bumblebees fills a gap in the literature and provides amateur enthusiasts, educators, and scholars the information to develop their own projects in bumblebee biology.

Kearns and Thomson also provide detailed instructions for constructing simple equipment that facilitates bee wrangling: the handling, tagging, studying, and Cited by: Buy The Natural History of Bumblebees: A Sourcebook for Investigations: NHBS - Carol A Kearns and James D Thomson, University Press of Colorado About.

The natural history of true bumblebees (Bombus) Nests and their establishment in captivity Cuckoo bumblebees Bombus (Psithyrus), parasites and nest associates Foraging behaviour Threats, conservation and commercial use Identification-Chart A. Is the specimen a true bumblebee, or a cuckoo bumblebee, or neither?-Quick-Check Key to common species.

In The Natural History of Bumblebees, biologists Carol A. Kearns and James D. Thomson give amateurs and The Natural History of Bumblebees book alike the basic knowledge to pursue the joys of observing and investigating these attractive and amenable subjects. Packed with information on bumblebee colonies, bee honeypots, bee development, foraging behavior, as well as instructions for maintaining bumblebees in captivity 5/5(4).

O'Toole, Christopher. Bumblebees. Osmia Publications, Banbury, England. A small book on bumblebee natural history, how to attract them to the garden and provide nests and nest sites. Pinchen, Bryan J. A pocket Guide to the Bumblebees of Britain and Ireland.

Forficula Books. At just £5 this book is a bargain. This book provides a window on the ecology, conservation and natural history of these overlooked species, as well as a key to biological classification. Bumblebees of North America, by Paul Williams, Robbin Thorp, Leif Richardson and Sheila Colla ().

Books shelved as natural-history: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert, The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New. Buy a cheap copy of Bumblebees: The Natural History of These book by Christopher O'Toole.

Free shipping over $ Natural History of Bumblebees by Carol Ann Kearns,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In The Natural History of Bumblebees, biologists Carol A. Kearns and James D. Thomson give amateurs and professionals alike the basic knowledge to pursue the joys of observing and investigating these attractive and amenable with information on bumblebee colonies, bee bee development, foraging behavior, as well as instructions.

Get this from a library. Bumblebees: the natural history & identification of the species found in Britain. [Ted Benton] -- "Bumblebees are a group of relatively large, colourful and familiar insects. Unlike honey bees, bumblebees work on plants with no nectar, and play a.

The natural history of true bumblebees. Natural history. The different species of true bumblebee are alike in some aspects of their biology, for example in the main features of their life cycle (section ), but very different in others.

Some of the idiosyncrasies of British species begin to emerge from intensive studies of their ecology Pages: A bumblebee (or bumble bee, bumble-bee, or humble-bee) is any of over species in the genus Bombus, part of Apidae, one of the bee families.

This genus is the only extant group in the tribe Bombini, though a few extinct related genera (e.g., Calyptapis) are known from are found primarily in higher altitudes or latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere, although they are also found Class: Insecta.

VERDICT A fascinating look at bumblebees and a biologist and his students at work that will appeal to readers who enjoy natural history writing.—Sue O'Brien, Downers Grove P.L., IL.

Library Journal ★ What you never knew about bumblebees, from a man who is both passionate and knowledgeable. The information is presented in such a way that anyone with an interest in the natural history and conservation of bumblebees will be able to undertake their own useful investigations and add to the body of research which will hopefully allow these important pollinating insects to.

Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals Observers' manuals: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kearns, Carol Ann, Natural history of bumblebees.

Whether you are giving gifts to others or to yourself, this list of the best popular science books of about evolution, genetics and natural history is a great place to start reading and gifting. Shelves: natural-history, non-fiction, science I have had this book on my wish list for a long time. Bumblebees are fascinating creatures, vital for food, but until recently overlooked and under appreciated/5(1).

The growing audience of people who are interested in natural history will also find this guide a valuable resource. The ability to identify bumble bees is a challenging skill to develop, but the information and photographs in the guide will help facilitate this goal.

People. Pub. Collins. A vg. copy in same dustwrapper. Out-of-print. New Naturalist Bumblebees examines all aspects of the natural history of bumblebees, from their life cycle to foraging behaviour, their psychology and conservation. Nearby Nature: Where are the bumblebees?

With all this extra time close to home, it’s a great excuse to explore nearby nature. Strolling around the block, or even peeking at your potted plants outside, it’s hard not to notice how all this rain and sun is making plants burst in abundance this spring.InBritish biologist Goulson (A Sting in the Tale) bought Chez Nauche, “a derelict farm deep in the heart of rural France,” with the intention of establishing a wildlife sanctuary: “a p.I’ve spent 20 years studying bumblebees, those quin­tessential signs of summer and intellectual giants of the insect world.

Sadly, their natural habitats are nearly gone, and some species in.