Types of bee in the UK (via Woodland Trust)

Get to know the UK’s bees, from bumblebees to mining and mason bees, including some of the species most commonly encountered when you’re out and about.

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.​

Full article here: Woodland Trust