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Big Bee

Observed: 27th August 2013 By: nac1987
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Description:

A very large bee, about 35mm.
No buff coloured tail, distinct orange stripes.
Not certain if this is a queen or a cuckoo. How big are cuckoos?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Buff-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus (Bombus) terrestris) interacts

Comments

davidcareyhadlow's picture

Bombus terrestris

A fresh queen I would think, I've seen a few about in the last few days

Best wishes,

David