?Carpenter bee

?Carpenter bee

Observation - ?Carpenter bee - UK and Ireland. Description: I'm not an expert so any ideas from others very welcome. This bee seems to have made a home in my decking. It's been flying in and out of a hole it's made in the wood and keeps bringing out sawdust with it. I thought it might be a carpenter bee but they d

I'm not an expert so any ideas from others very welcome. This bee seems to have made a home in my decking. It's been flying in and out of a hole it's made in the wood and keeps bringing out sawdust with it. I thought it might be a carpenter bee but they don't seem to live in Britain very often? Any ideas?