Biodiversity Information Service for Powys & Brecon Beacons National Park
Biodiversity Information Service for Powys & BBNP
Biodiversity Information Service
BIS is one of four Local Environmental Record Centres covering Wales.
BIS provides a means to ensure that the best possible use is made of wildlife records - and that they directly contribute to the protection of wildlife.
Hornet Mimic Hoverfly (Volucella zonaria) photographed by Keith Noble. This hoverfly is a Hornet mimic whose grubs live as scavengers in wasp and Hornet nests. A striking and distinctive insect which has been spreading north and west. Only the third record BIS have for this rare hoverfly.