Very rare | Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Very rare | Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Common bumblebees | Bumblebee Conservation Trust

The garden bumblebee or bombus hortorum has a clean, white tail. With a very long tongue, it prefers flowers with deep tubes.

Common bumblebees | Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Bombus terrestris or buff-tailed bumblebees are a common bee. The queens' have a golden yellow tail and are the larger than the male and the worker bee.

Common bumblebees | Bumblebee Conservation Trust

The tree bumblebee or bombus hypnorum have a brown-ginger thorax. Only brought to the UK in you will now find them throughout England and Wales.

Common bumblebees | Bumblebee Conservation Trust

The red-tailed bumblebee or bombus lapidarius has a distinctive orange/red tail. The male has a yellow band on its thorax and yellow facial hairs. Keep an eye out for them in your garden.

Common bumblebees | Bumblebee Conservation Trust

The common carder bee or bombus pascuorum, a completely brown or ginger bee.

Common bumblebees | Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Common bumblebees | Bumblebee Conservation Trust


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