red tailed bumblebee

red tailed bumblebee

Observation - red tailed bumblebee - UK and Ireland. Description: Found on edge of raised bed - presumably wood was warmer than surrounding soil. Spread some honey near the bee and within a few minutes it started to feed and kept on feeding for 6 minutes.

Found on edge of raised bed - presumably wood was warmer than surrounding soil. Spread some honey near the bee and within a few minutes it started to feed and kept on feeding for 6 minutes.