|De ja vu!!! another Newbridge group of 5 young this year,|
but these have a long treacherous road ahead to survival
|I think this mother saw our blog praising the mum|
who raised 5 young successfully here earlier in the month and wanted to beat her!!!
11 at this age is simply brilliant - well done mum, your mothercare vouchers are in the post.
|Tragopogon pratensis - a lover of morning sun!! - |
it usually closes back up by midday and wont open at all when it's gloomy.
|Honey bee (Apis mellifera) - domesticated and slim.|
|Mystery Bee!! - showing characteristics of a |
female Forest Cuckoo Bumblebee
|Tree Bumblebee species??? - this isnt as easy at it looks|
|Ahh - Tree Bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum)|
|OMG!!! - Help!!! White upper and brown lower abdomen - no idea!!!|
|I know this one!! Tree Bumblebee and Buff-tailed Bumblebee|
|Note the orange tail contrasting with yellow head and upper abdomen. |
A hairy Early Bumblebee (Bombus pratorum)??
It was quite small, but I'm still not sure!!! Shame on me.
|Common Carder Bee- (Bombus Pascuorum)|
|Southern Cuckoo Bumblebee (Bombus vestalis) - the only species (I think) |
that has prominent yellow bordering a white tail
|Red-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus lapidarius)|
|Phyllobus pomaceus - A Weevil with Blue-green scales on its dark body, that tend to fade with age.|
|Mystery pollinator!! It looked like a small Hooktip species??|