South West Bees Survey Report for 2014 published by Buglife

Submitted by Nigel Jones on

Buglife have produced a report detailing the results of a survey for seven bee species in south west England.

The report presents the findings of the project’s first ground-truthing surveys from May to August 2014. The objectives of these surveys were:

  • To confirm the presence of target species on sites with historic records -
  • To evaluate habitat suitability on surveyed sites -
  • To add to information on the autecology of target species


The species surveyed for are: Andrena tarsata, Nomada roberjeotiana, Andrena marginata, Andrena hattorfiana, Andrena nitidiuscula, Eucera longicornis and Nomada sexfasciata.


The report can be downloaded HERE