Long Tongued Bees

2018-03-05T12:21:33+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Bee Advice, Pollinators Advice|

These are the bees we are most familiar with. They include bees from the Bombus, Megachilidae & Hymenoptera species. We know some of them as Bumble bees, Leaf cutter bees and Solitary bees. These been can access hard to reach nectar and pollen as their tongues can reach up to 12mm. They don’t need to land [...]

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Short Tongued Bees

2018-03-06T17:46:26+00:00November 24th, 2017|Categories: Bee Advice, Pollinators Advice|

Sometimes these bees can be confused for wasps as they have slim bodies they include bees from the Hylaeus, Colletes and Adrena species, in the UK the most prevalent is the Apis mellifera or Western Honey Bee. These bees need flowers that they land and have an open habit making it easy to reach the [...]

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