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Bumblebee - Garden or Great Yellow?

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Bumblebee - Garden or Great Yellow?

Post by virtualheb » 08 Sep 2013, 14:43

Hi all

Can anyone assist please as I arent sure at all

Is this bee a garden bumblebee or a great yellow bumblebee? I know the great yellow has one stripe and I am aware that this species is under threat.
Was at Balallan today
Garden or Great Yellow


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Re: Bumblebee - Garden or Great Yellow?

Post by Bill » 26 Nov 2013, 09:18

My apologies Chris, don't know how I missed this.
Yes it is a good photo of a Great Yellow Bumblebee and from an area where it is always interesting to get a sighting.
Can I add it to our records ?
Can you provide a more exact place ? A grid ref or something ?
Thanks very much for sending it in and again sorry it took so long to reply.


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