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Jul 14, 2013 10:44 PM

Is this a Tree bumble bee?

I discovered these bees in a bird nest box in my garden and think they are tree bumble bees. They seem to be friendly enough to let me photograph at close range .. my research indicate they rarely sting which made me happier about them flying around me :-)

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    Jul 15, 2013 8:23 PM (in response to jules)
    Re: Is this a Tree bumble bee?

    Hi,

     

    Yes this is a tree bumblebee, there is a recording scheme for them here if you want to submit your sighting, http://www.opalexplorenature.org/TreeBumblebee

     

    emg,

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