Bumblebee Dorset - Close-upCommon Carder Bee Bombus pascuorum

6 thoughts on “‘BUSY BEE’: COMMON CARDER BEE

  1. The Carder bees are my husband’s favourite. I find them very difficult to identify. I am sure that we have different types than we have in the UK but between the queens, workers and males is it very difficult to tell. We still enjoy watching them regardless 🙂


    1. My favourite too. For ID, I check out the ginger ‘punk’ mohicans! But I’m usually completely lost distinguishing the genders and social roles. With bees, I mean, not generally in life. I think…


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