Flying and settling in grassland today. No real idea of what this is.
No interactions present.
Cuckoo Bee Nomada flava group,The group includes N panzeri and N ruficornis
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I reckon not flava or panzeri as they are darker on the abdomen - yellow/red looks like ruficornis, no yellow patches/tegulae, etc and stripes on thorax.
If I was a gambling girl my money would be on ruficornis. But I'm not. :-)
Many thanks for the IDs folks.
Alan Brampton (Benson)
Lat/Lng: 51.6291, -1.1012
OS grid ref: SU623926