RSPBArne: Lunchtime means checking out the cafe garden. Hornet mimic Hoverfly todays highlight. https://t.co/jVQBPT1PdD

RSPBArne: Lunchtime means checking out the cafe garden. Hornet mimic Hoverfly todays highlight. https://t.co/jVQBPT1PdD

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Tweet Contents Lunchtime means checking out the cafe garden. Hornet mimic Hoverfly todays highlight. https://t.co/jVQBPT1PdD
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Tweet Author RSPBArne
Tweet Date Thursday, 13 July, 2017 - 14:15
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Common Name Hoverfly (V zonaria)
Scientific Name Volucella zonaria
Interest Level
4/5
Related Species Hover flies
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Summary

A large hornet-mimic hoverfly often seen in Dorset gardens especially around Bournemouth and Poole.


 

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Hornet Mimic Hoverfly A very impressive insect https://t.co/1jH9kfrsWU
Tweet Date:
02/07/2017 - 13:15
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Hornet Hoverfly (Volucella zonnaria) in our Wareham garden today at 10.00 https://t.co/FFeR5pbGRs
Tweet Date:
07/07/2017 - 12:45
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Lunchtime means checking out the cafe garden. Hornet mimic Hoverfly todays highlight. https://t.co/jVQBPT1PdD
Tweet Date:
13/07/2017 - 14:15
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Title: RSPB Arne

RSPBArne: Safe to say the #bluebells are in full bloom at #RSPBGarstonWood A stunning #wildflower display! https://t.co/PY8J9fzK7N

Tweet Date:
12/04/2017 - 09:45
Last viewed: 2 days 14 hours ago
Total views: 80
Title: RSPB Arne

RSPBArne: First sighting in this morning was a Cuckoo out at Shipstal. Great way to start a bank holiday weekend! https://t.co/cO6Ea82F60

Tweet Date:
29/04/2017 - 11:15
Last viewed: 17 hours 59 min ago
Total views: 104
Title: RSPB Arne

RSPBArne: Well worth waiting for tiny little fluttery things to land. This Mint Moth was a real treat today. #moths #bugs https://t.co/isKeVTw3Ve

Tweet Date:
11/05/2017 - 18:30
Last viewed: 1 day 7 hours ago
Total views: 76
Title: RSPB Arne

RSPBArne: These frisky Hairy Shieldbugs were also enjoying the sunshine! #bugs https://t.co/849KSwKH9m

Tweet Date:
11/05/2017 - 18:15
Last viewed: 4 days 10 hours ago
Total views: 61
Title: RSPB Arne

RSPBArne: Insect life was literally heating up today. Dozens of these Crucifer Shieldbugs in the cafe garden today. #bugs https://t.co/W3hi6sD23r

Tweet Date:
11/05/2017 - 18:15
Last viewed: 7 hours 27 min ago
Total views: 51
Title: RSPB Arne

RSPBArne: Photo bombed by a bee! Not sure this female Swollen-thighed Beetle was happy about it. #Springwatch https://t.co/7vfX0MzQkX

Tweet Date:
10/06/2017 - 18:30
Last viewed: 2 days 11 hours ago
Total views: 53
Title: RSPB Arne

RSPBArne: Marsh Helleborine. A great reason protect our roadside verges. 40 of these currently flowering along road to Arne. https://t.co/bKpPjDOVpu

Tweet Date:
06/07/2017 - 09:00
Last viewed: 8 hours 59 min ago
Total views: 22
Title: RSPB Arne

RSPBArne: A harmlessly terrifying Wood Wasp. All was fine once we explained its an ovipositor not a stinger!! https://t.co/1r8zxzUOuY

Tweet Date:
08/07/2017 - 19:45
Last viewed: 9 hours 5 sec ago
Total views: 25
Title: RSPB Arne

RSPBArne: Things in life aren't always black and white but glad this is! A beautiful Black Arches. #moth https://t.co/QZeWbllID6

Tweet Date:
12/07/2017 - 10:15
Last viewed: 8 hours 59 min ago
Total views: 22
Title: RSPB Arne

RSPBArne: Lunchtime means checking out the cafe garden. Hornet mimic Hoverfly todays highlight. https://t.co/jVQBPT1PdD

Tweet Date:
13/07/2017 - 14:15
Last viewed: 9 hours 5 min ago
Total views: 32
Title: RSPB Arne

RSPBArne: Moth trap over run with footmen today such as this Rosy Footman. Other moths were being well looked after... https://t.co/RDgMiosrjF

Tweet Date:
18/07/2017 - 19:30
Last viewed: 8 hours 59 min ago
Total views: 25

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