Leaf-cutter bee

Leaf-cutter bee

Observation - Leaf-cutter bee - UK and Ireland. Description: Clearly some sort of leaf-cutter bee. In the garden, building a nest inside a large flower pot. I haven't managed to track down where it was getting the leaf pieces from yet. Earlier on in the day I saw a fairly large centipede go in the same hole, so I

Clearly some sort of leaf-cutter bee. In the garden, building a nest inside a large flower pot. I haven't managed to track down where it was getting the leaf pieces from yet. Earlier on in the day I saw a fairly large centipede go in the same hole, so I hope they're good friends.

I suspect the photos aren't clear enough for an id though.