Bombus Jonellus -Heath Bumblebee -Scarce (Berneray & North Uist)

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Sadly the only photo I have of this type of bee, Taken on a very windy day on Berneray.

Often found in heath and moorland. More frequent in Scotland, in southern England. It is found in gardens and calcareous grassland as well as heathland. The queen and workers look the same, the male has more yellow.

Body lengths, queen 16 mm, worker 12mm, male 12mm.

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