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30 July 2013 09:06 PM
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Could anyone confirm this as a cuckoo bee?? Not the best angle, but you can clearly see a band of bright yellow, before the white tail part.
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01 August 2013 09:56 AM
Total Posts: 246
Your bumble looks like a male cuckoo bumble, Bombus vestalis [Host = Bombus terrestris]. It has the yellow flashes adjacent to the white tail.
I have a lot of these in my garden at present.
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