Nomada cuckoo bee

Nomada cuckoo bee

Observation - Nomada cuckoo bee - UK and Ireland. Description: I'm pretty sure this is a Nomada cuckoo bee, but I don't know which species - can anybody help please? I have large numbers of tawny mining bees at the moment, and the insect shown in the first 2 photos was lurking close to the nests. Photo 3 is a diffe

I'm pretty sure this is a Nomada cuckoo bee, but I don't know which species - can anybody help please?
I have large numbers of tawny mining bees at the moment, and the insect shown in the first 2 photos was lurking close to the nests. Photo 3 is a different insect (but the same species?). N. leucophthalma looks quite a good match, but I haven't recorded A. clarkella in the garden.