Solitary bee

Solitary bee

Observation - Solitary bee. Description: I think this is a female Early Mining Bee (Andrena haemorrhoa). I gather that the male is paler. Another candidate, the female Tawny Mining Bee (Andrena fulva) has a red/orange striped abdomen.

I think this is a female Early Mining Bee (Andrena haemorrhoa). I gather that the male is paler. Another candidate, the female Tawny Mining Bee (Andrena fulva) has a red/orange striped abdomen.