Unidentified Bee

Unidentified Bee

Observation - Unidentified Bee - UK and Ireland. Description: This is my first time post to the site and hopefully someone will be able to assist me in identifying an unusual looking bee that visited my garden last summer. I have searched through books and browsed the internet but unfortunately have not found any f

This is my first time post to the site and
hopefully someone will be able to assist me in identifying an unusual looking bee that visited my garden last summer. I have searched through books and browsed the internet but unfortunately have not found any further information, so any help would be most appreciated.