Thursday, 25 June 2009


I am no good whatsoever at identifying different bees etc,but this is what I would call a bumble bee and WHAT a big one it was

7 comments:

denzil said...

great photos sheila, the bumble bee shots are really superb, checked out the bumble bee and came across this site, well worth a look.

hercules.users.netlink.co.uk/Bee.html ·

swatson said...

thanks for the link interested to learn that the bumble doesnt die if it stings.
by the way its your first birdday on the forum,missing your posts
Sheila

Lynmiranda said...

From what I can see Sheila, your bee looks like the Buff-tailed Bumblebee. I am only just getting to grips in the identification of the bees, they are not easy.

Ken Browne. said...

Hi Sheila. Nice photo's.Funny enough, I also had a juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker on my feeders today.

swatson said...

thanks lynmiranda that makes it even more interesting I have had a buff tailed one yippee.I take the easy way out and let you well informed ones tell me lol.
Ken,snap.....hope you were as pleased as I was

Jayne said...

Well what more can I say but another WOW my friend!!!
Jayne

karen said...

Love the bumble bee pics Sheila, i think theyre the loveliest of bees! Great pics x