ID Resource Resource Finder

The ID Resource Finder is an online searchable catalogue of UK wildlife identification resources. A key feature is that this catalogue is crowd-sourced, all you have to do is create an account to add/edit the resources.

If you spot anything missing, any broken links or mistakes then please jump in and add/fix it. Or let the team know about issue via email: [email protected].

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Title Description Author(s) Free Availability
A provisional atlas of the bees, wasps and ants of Shropshire Based on approximately 14000 records, covering over 300 species, this is the first ever published atlas of the bees, was Nigel Jones and Ian Cheeseborough No Publication View Edit
British bumblebee identification guide Online identification guide to UK bumblebees using simple key based on colour. NHM Yes Online View Edit
Bumblebees of Britain & Ireland App that provides a comprehensive resource to help identify bumblebees in the field. NatureGuides, Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Habitat Aid, Richard Lewington No App View Edit
Bumblebees of Norfolk As an aid to identification, the Norfolk bumblebees are presented here as three sets of six: • six common species which David Richmond Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Checklist: Hymenoptera RES Handbook vol 11 part 4. Checklist of the families, genera and species in the order Hymenoptera. Fitton et al No Publication View Edit
Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland Written by Steven Falk, professional naturalist and conservationist with over forty years' experience of working wi Steven Falk No Publication View Edit
Garden bumblebees - how to recognise and record them A guide to enable you to identify and record the bumblebees that you see using your garden. BTO and Bumblebee Conservation Trust Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Guide to bees of Britain Produced in partnership with Buglife, this 8-page chart shows 28 species of bee, most of which can commonly be seen flyi Buglife, O'Toole & Shields No Publication View Edit
Guide to Common Bumblebees Quick pdf guide to the common species of bumblebee Bumblebee Conservation Trust Yes PDF View Edit
Handbook of the Bees of the British Isles (2-Volume Set) Handbook of the Bees of the British Isles provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of the current state of kno George R Else and Mike Edwards No Publication View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 1. Hymenoptera - Introduction and key to families (2nd edition) THE order Hymenoptera possibly contains more species than any other group of British insects. Owain Westmacott Richards Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Steven Falk's Flickr Collection for Hymenoptera A collection of photographs for UK Hymenoptera (bees, wasps, ants and relatives). Steven Falk Yes Online View Edit
UK Bees, Wasps and Ants Facebook group devoted to the identification and recording of UK hymenoptera (bees, wasps and ants). Matt Smith Yes Online View Edit
Wild bees of Scotland - Identification Guide This guide uses a combination of size, colour pattern and biological information to provide an identification key of 14 SNH Yes Online, PDF View Edit