UNKNOWN BEE

UNKNOWN BEE

Observation - UNKNOWN BEE - UK and Ireland. Description: Slightly scruffy looking bee, less hairy than normal,seen here on sunflower. Wings looked tattered. No observable pollen baskets on legs, but liberally dusted with pollen. I wondered if it was damaged, but it appeared to be working as normal at collect

Slightly scruffy looking bee, less hairy than normal,seen here on sunflower. Wings looked tattered. No observable pollen baskets on legs, but liberally dusted with pollen. I wondered if it was damaged, but it appeared to be working as normal at collecting pollen.