Common carder bumblebee - Wildnet / Nick Upton
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Common blue damselfly - Les Binns / Wildnet
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As July’s theme is “Bug Bonanza”, this month we will focus on five “true” Bugs of the many "bugs" you can find here at Belfairs.
Lots of butterflies, bees and other insects to be seen around Abberton Reserve at the moment especially on the wildflower areas and woodland edges.