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Mining bee

Observed: 30th June 2013 By: ahbahb’s reputation in Invertebratesahb’s reputation in Invertebratesahb’s reputation in Invertebratesahb’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Acting like a hoverfly - spending much time on a sunny piece of cloth in grassland and making sorties (with whirring wings) - but never seen feeding.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Bee ID

Thanks for the ID - sorry I could not provide better pictures but it was very wary and would not allow me to get close (several attempts over two days).

Alan Brampton (Benson)