Osmia caerulescens

Osmia caerulescens

Observation - Osmia caerulescens - UK and Ireland. Description: Solitary bee, flying around, nectaring on flowers, resting on wooden fence. . I got the identificati

Solitary bee, flying around, nectaring on flowers, resting on wooden fence.
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I got the identification wrong - I thought it was Osmia leaiana. However, the true identity - Osmia caerulescens - has now been confirmed to me by Stuart Roberts of BWARS.