Spring recording is upon us
Spring is upon us and the first aculeates of the new season are emerging. You can submit records online for four of our easier to identify solitary bees by following the links below:
Photo: Osmia bicornis - Jeremy Early
BWARS is the national society dedicated to studying and recording bees, wasps & ants (aculeate Hymenoptera) in Britain & Ireland. Read more
"Bees, wasps and ants are among the most important animals on the planet and are essential for the health and survival of countless other species - ourselves included. If you want to learn about them, the new BWARS website is a fantastic, authoritative and accessible on-line resource. We ignore these fascinating and indispensable creatures at our peril."
There is a page for each British and Irish species of bee, wasp and ant. Eventually these pages will include a detailed account for each species, with distribution maps, photos, life history, conservation status and identification tips.
You can find species accounts in three ways