16 Jul '17, 7pm

There's a fab Bee ID chart here to help with your #GreatBritishBeeCount:

When to see them: March-November. Nesting habits: In tussocks. ID tips: Varying shades of brown or ginger. Rear legs bare and shiny. Common carder bees have black hairs on their abdomen. Description: The brown bumblebee you will most likely see is the common carder bee. All three like tubular flowers such as foxglove and deadnettles along with legume flowers including beans. See our guide to brown carder bees .

Full article: https://www.foe.co.uk/bee-count/great-british-bee-count-b...

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