Andrena minutula (mini mining mees)

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Description
Length 5 to 7 mm. This is a small mainly black bee with sparse silvery grey hairs.

Habitat
Visits various flowers for nectar and pollen.
When to see it
March to September.
Life History
Nests in bare sandy ground.

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These little bees are loving the new wild carrot flowers , this is the first year I have grown these wild carrots which are already nearly 2m tall.

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