Mining Bee

Mining Bee

Observation - Mining Bee - UK and Ireland. Description: Possibly an Andrena species. 100s of bees had emerged or were digging holes in the ground. There were frequent multi-bee flights/courtship/not sure what it was. There were also a lot of casualties from the mass tussles. Length approx 12mm.

An Andrena species. 100s of bees had emerged or were digging holes in the ground. There were frequent multi-bee fights/courtship/not sure what it was. There were also a lot of casualties from the mass tussles. Length approx 12mm.
I have other photographs if seeing particular features would help in the ID. Thanks.