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Yellow legged Mining Bee (Andrena flavipes) I don&#039;t recall having seen this particular species in my gardens before, but over the last few days, there have been very many.<br />
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And what a cute little solitary (or not so solitary) bee it is too.<br />
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Just one of approximately 65 mining bee species in the UK.<br />
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Yellow legged Mining Bee (Andrena flavipes)

I don't recall having seen this particular species in my gardens before, but over the last few days, there have been very many.

And what a cute little solitary (or not so solitary) bee it is too.

Just one of approximately 65 mining bee species in the UK.

Information accompanies this video:

    comments (4)

  1. Very sweet indeed, super documentation - looking particularly perky and puffy in the still image! Posted one month ago
    1. i think they are all fairly fresh.

      I just posted another photo on one, I took today, which I particularly like.
      Posted one month ago
  2. Love the massive head, kind of like a beewolf. Posted one month ago
    1. Yes

      Almost square-shaped.
      Posted one month ago

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Yellow-legged mining bee - Andrena flavipes Panzer, 1799 - is a solitary bee belonging to Andrenidae family.

Species identified by Philip Booker
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By Philip Booker

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Uploaded Mar 23, 2021. Captured Mar 22, 2021 14:03 in 33 Crespin Way, Brighton BN1 7FG, UK.
  • DSC-RX10M4
  • f/4.5
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO250
  • 220mm