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Bumble bees - buff-tailed? - and nest?
Observed: 5th June 2011 By: orangehoof
Added: 5th June 2011
Puzzled by this bees' nest(?). Seems a very odd place - out in the open on bare ground. Bits of wood shreddings and what looks like torn-up polythene along with other fibres. About 5 bees seen in total. In/on the nest, a bee about twice the size of the others. Also some little crater-like structures which seem to contain liquid, and some largeish (~5mm diameter) yellow-gold spherical objects. Would be grateful if anyone can explain what I'm seeing. Thanks!