Hairy-footed Flower Bees male and female

Hairy-footed Flower Bees male and female

Observation - Hairy-footed Flower Bees male and female - UK and Ireland. Description: Several of these bees are feeding on Lithodora diffusa 'heavenly blue' and Erysimum 'Bowles Mauve' in my garden. I find them very difficult to photograph as they seem to be constantly on the move! However, these photos show the diagnostic features - the

Several of these bees are feeding on Lithodora diffusa 'heavenly blue' and Erysimum 'Bowles Mauve' in my garden. I find them very difficult to photograph as they seem to be constantly on the move! However, these photos show the diagnostic features - the long hairy middle legs and white face of the pale brown male and the all black female with orange pollen brushes.