Mining bee

Mining bee

Observation - Mining bee - UK and Ireland. Description: Often known as mining bees because nearly all nest in the ground.It is recognised by the grey hairs on the head and thorax,although this is less obvious in the male,they also have fairly flat bodies

Often known as mining bees because nearly all nest in the ground.It is recognised by the grey hairs on the head and thorax,although this is less obvious in the male,they also have fairly flat bodies