A Bee collecting pollen on a Thistle
No interactions present.
As a cuckoo, it would not have been collecting pollen. Some pollen is dusted onto the bee, but that is incidental. This bee may be eating some pollen, but more likely is interested in the nectar.
recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on www.hbrg.org.uk/TRY.html.
Lat/Lng: 53.574, -3.0655
OS grid ref: SD295091