Early Mining Bee?

Early Mining Bee?

Observation - Early Mining Bee? - UK and Ireland. Description: This looks similar to the recent postings of this species, with the red thorax and black abdomen with red tip. However, as it's new to me, I thought I would ask for confirmation (or correction) of this id.

This looks similar to the recent postings of this species, with the red thorax and black abdomen with red tip. However, as it's new to me, I thought I would ask for confirmation (or correction) of this id.