Bumblebee on a leaf

Bumblebee on a leaf

Observation - Bumblebee on a leaf - UK and Ireland. Description: A cuckoo bumblebee. At least one, mobile, light orange mite on its surface; I think I can see two in Image 1 (one of them underneath by the front leg) and two in Image 3 (one of them at the far end by the bee’s face).

A cuckoo bumblebee. At least one, mobile, light orange mite on its surface; I think I can see two in Image 1 (one of them underneath by the front leg) and two in Image 3 (one of them at the far end by the bee’s face).