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Monday, 17 April 2017

Bumblebees, solitary bees and honeybees today in Cuckfield, West Sussex

Hairy-footed flower bee female on a kale flower

Garden bumblebee, Bombus hortorum
Despite the chilly weather a few bees were flying today in my garden pollinating soft fruit and apple blossom.

Garden bumblebee, Bombus hortorum

Buff-tailed bumblebee worker, Bombus terrestris
Here on blackcurrant bushes.
Buff-tailed bumblebee worker, Bombus terrestris

Common carder bee 

Common carder bee 

solitary bee

Parasitic Nomad bee
Honeybee worker on apple blossom.



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