Red-tailed bumble bee

Red-tailed bumble bee

Observation - Red-tailed bumble bee - UK and Ireland. Description: Large bumble bee with a conspicuous red tail. photographed on aubretia flowers . I estimate that it was about 2cm long. The wings were clear & translucent.

Large bumble bee with a conspicuous red tail. photographed on aubretia flowers . I estimate that it was about 2cm long. The wings were clear & translucent.