Thursday, 27 August 2020

A Big Bumble

I was walking along the edge of a woodland area the other day and observed this Bumble Bee on Spear thistle flowers. It has to be the biggest Bumble Bees I have seen for a long time, it was giant.


From an examination of the Bumble Bee chart, I would hazard a guess that it is a Queen Buff-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus terrestris).





 

6 comments:

  1. Witaj serdecznie Cię pozdrawiam pięknie zdjecia.

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  2. Hi Roy,
    these are again very nice clear and sharp pictures of this beautiful bumblebee.
    Sorry for my late response, but due to the heat of the past few weeks, I was no longer able to sit on the PC after work.

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  3. Hi Roy,
    It is a giant lovely bumble. You have captured him very well!
    Regards,
    Maria

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