‘You better not fool with a Bumblebee!’ #bees #bumblebees

 

 

Bumblebee, unidentified, March 2017

 

From The Bumblebee by James Whitcomb Riley. (more…)

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Common Carder Bee #Bumblebees

 
Bumblebee, Common Carder Bee, provisional identification, March 2017

 

Bombus pascuorum. Provisional identification. (more…)

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On the move #insects

 

 

Insects, Honey Bee, August 2016

 

Honey Bee, Apis mellifera. (more…)

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‘Sing the honey bees’ #bees

 

 

\insects, Honey Bee, provisional identification, July 2016

 

From The Marriage of Heaven and Hell‘ by William Blake. (more…)

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Common Carder Bee #insects

 

Insect, Bumblebee, Common Carder, provisional identification, August 2015

 

Bombus pascuorum, provisional identification. (more…)

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‘You better not fool with a Bumblebee!’ #bees

 

 

Bee, Buff-tailed bumblebee, provisional identification, July 2015

 

A line from The Bumblebee by James Whitcomb Riley. (more…)

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Covered in pollen

 

 

Insect, Bumblebee, Buff-tailed, provisional identification, June 2015

 

First recording of a Forest Cuckoo bumblebee, Bombus sylvestris. (more…)

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Field Cuckoo Bumblebee

 

 

Bee, Buff-tailed bumblebee, provisional identification, May 2015

 

Bombus campestris, not Bombus terrestris as I had provisionally identified, on thistle. (more…)

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Buff-tailed bumblebee

 

 

Insect, Buff-tailed bumblebee, provisional identification, April 2015 2015

 

The sun was shining and the bees were much in evidence. (more…)

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Common Carder Bee feeding

 

 

Insect, Bee, September 2014

 

Bombus pascuorum (provisional identification). (more…)

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Still working

 

 

Insect, Bee, August 2014

 

Hard to tell at take-off but possibly a Tree Bumblebee, Bombus hypnorum, still gathering pollen. (more…)

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Busy Bee

 

 

Bee, Bombus terrestris, provisional identification, July 2014

 

Possibly a Buff-tailed Bumblebee, Bombus terrestris. (more…)

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