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Can anyone identify this insect please,discovered it basking on back fence.




from the hairy legs it seems to me it may be some kind of bee - but I'm no expert

2 Oct, 2010


It's a bit hard to say, but red tailed bumble bee seems likeliest.

2 Oct, 2010


Thank you both.

2 Oct, 2010


It is a red tailed bumblebee. Lovely creatures.

2 Oct, 2010


Bumblebees have to be one of my favourite garden visitors.

2 Oct, 2010


I wonder why that is Alex :-)......Lol

Lovely insect indeed.

2 Oct, 2010

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