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Bees colonising

Observed: 26th June 2013 By: rkw1rkw1’s reputation in Invertebratesrkw1’s reputation in Invertebratesrkw1’s reputation in Invertebratesrkw1’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Bees starting to colonise and old woodpecker nest. Photo taken about 1 day after they started.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Tree Bumblebee (Bombus (Pyrobombus) hypnorum) interacts

Comments

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Ecology comment

With this many about - I suspect that the colony has been there for a couple of months, and is now at full size. B. hypnorum are completing their colony cycles now, and this is borne out by the munber of males and new queens that are about

Could you submit this record online via http://www.bwars.com/index.php?q=submit-bombus-hypnorum-sighting ?

Stuart
Chairman BWARS
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