Tawny Mining Bee

Tawny Mining Bee

Observation - Tawny Mining Bee - UK and Ireland. Description: Spotted several little earth mounds about 4-5 cm across with circular holes, in rough grass under apple tree. After a while a bright orange bee, about 12-14 mm long, came along and eventually disappeared into the hole.

Spotted several little earth mounds about 4-5 cm across with circular holes, in rough grass under apple tree. After a while a bright orange bee, about 12-14 mm long, came along and eventually disappeared into the hole.