White butterflies are a common sight during the warmer months of the year and in the North East, you are likely to encounter four common species. Separate and identify these four species with NHSN Invertebrate Section lead, Gordon Port.
Discover the large and elusive Red-tailed Cuckoo Bee and its history, distribution and future in the North East
Charlotte Rankin introduces the endearing and under-recorded Fork-tailed Flower Bee, a species you could encounter in your gardens throughout July
You have now shared a fantastic 1600 records as part of the North East Bee Hunt. Below, Charlotte Rankin summarises your records and observations over the last two weeks.
Discover the early season dragonflies and damselflies of Gosforth Nature Reserve in a new photo-blog from naturalist, Christopher Wren
White-tailed bees can be a confusing bunch. Learn to identify some of the most frequently encountered species in a new post by Charlotte Rankin.
Discover seven rare North East bees you could find in your own garden