Queen Buff-tail?

Queen Buff-tail?

Observation - Queen Buff-tail? - UK and Ireland. Description: Large bumblebee, atleast 5cm long at an estimate, found feeding on the Foxgloves, often crawling between the flower rather than fly. Suspect its a queen? Thought it might have been a Buff-tail however the top half of its body was completely black! Rest

Large bumblebee, atleast 5cm long at an estimate, found feeding on the Foxgloves, often crawling between the flower rather than fly. Suspect its a queen? Thought it might have been a Buff-tail however the top half of its body was completely black!

Rest of the Foxgloves where swarming with White-tailed and Garden Bumblebees.