Types of Bee in the UK: How to Tell the Difference – Woodland Trust

White Tailed Bumblebee on Scrambling Gromwell flowers

Spring has never truly arrived until you catch sight of your first bee, but do you know what species it is?

You might be surprised to learn there are more than 250 species of bee in the UK. Bumblebees, mason bees, mining bees – these are just one small part of a big, beautiful family. Take a look at how to identify some of the most common types of bees in the UK.​

Read the whole blog here: https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2019/05/types-of-bee-in-the-uk/

For a comprehensive poster style layout of how to identify UK bees, see the Bumblebee Conservation Trust webpage: https://www.bumblebeeconservation.org/bumblebee-species-guide/

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