Frequently asked questions

Each year our enquiries email address is inundated with questions about bumblebees, their behaviour, where they nest, how to identify them and many other interesting questions.

The About bees section of our website, answers many of these questions but some of the answers don't fit neatly under the headings listed. That is why we have added this 'Frequently asked questions' heading so that we can explain some of the more weird and wonderful things about bumblebees.

Please use the links on the left hand navigation panel to learn more.

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Chris Packham
Naturalist, Television presenter

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