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Observed: 8th July 2013 By: Karen Francis
Added: 11th July 2013
This bee was sitting on the mesh covering a vegetable planter in my garden. It didn't move whilst I photographed it. Although you can't see this detail from the photo, the tail was an orange colour, though sparse. The facial hair appears to be black. I can't find a description to match this bee as early bees are said to have yellow facial hair. The creature was about half and inch in length. Any ideas please?