Numerous publications have been produced relating to the work of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust or using our data, both by our staff and by others. Many of these are listed below, however, if you are aware of any publications which should be added to the lists below, please forward the details to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will update accordingly.
BeeWalk Annual Reports
The Bombus Review is a quarterly newsletter focusing on the 'best' of new bumblebee science from around the world. It is free to members and archived here (a year behind publication). Members can access more recent back issues via the Member Portal.
*NEW* "Bumblebees - an introduction" (2018) by the Bumblebee Conservation Trust staff. Written and edited by Dr Nikki Gammans, Dr Richard Comont, S.C Morgan and Gill Perkins. ISBN 978-0-995773905
Bumblebees (RSPB Spotlight series) (2017) by Richard Comont. ISBN 978-1472933614
Land management factsheets
Factsheets providing advice on managing a variety of different land types for bumblebees can be found in the land management advice section of our website.
Scientific journal articles
Comont, R.F., & Ashbrook, K. (2017). Harmonia axyridis as a flagship species: evaluating promotional approaches for citizen-science biological recording. Biocontrol 62 (3), PP. 309-318.
Brown, M.J.F., Sainsbury, A.W., Vaughan-Higgins, R.J., Measures, G.H., Jones, C.M., Gammans, N. (2017). Bringing back a healthy buzz? Invertebrate parasites and reintroductions: a case study in bumblebees. Ecohealth 14 (supplement 1), pp. 74-83.
Siddharthan, A., Lambin, C., Robinson, A., Sharma, N., Comont, R., O'Mahony, E., Mellish, C. & Van Der Wal, R. (2015). Crowdsourcing without a crowd: Reliable online species identification using Bayesian models to minimize crowd size. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems & Technology 7 (4), article 45.
Short-haired Bumblebee Project Annual Reports