Mining bees Andrena are a diverse genus of bees common in urban and suburban gardensThe majority of mining bee species are active in spring Like most solitary, wild bees, mining bees nest in the ground and seek out a spot with little vegetation and open, bare soil...

May 03, 2019 0183 32 How to identify different types of bees Not sure how to tell a carpenter bee from a honey bee from a wasp? This handy guide will help you identify types of bees ,...

Dec 27, 2018 0183 32 Having ground-nesting wasps and mining bees in your garden is beneficial they re predators to harmful garden pests, pollinate your plants and ,...

Description This monochrome mining bee often nests in large aggregations along sunny footpaths and short turf, though each female has her own nest This bee is an important pollinator of oilseed rape...

Mining Bees Andrena species Another big group of European bees the mining bees, genus Andrena Most of them belong to the genus Andrena In moderate zones this genus is represented by well over 100 speci The status of many species in Britain is unsure The estimations run from 60 to 80 species, with quite a number of endangered speci...

Early Mining Bee Pictures All Mining Bees The cold temperatures and the heavy rain every day here in Northern Germany in this May aren t ideal for insects like this Early Mining Bee - Catchwords given by the Photographer Insekt Insekten Insecta Insect Insects Hautfl├╝gler Rotschopfige Sandbiene Rotschopfige Sandbienen Apidae Biene Bienen Early Mining Bee Early Mining Bees All Mining Bees ....

First and foremost, ground bees are beneficial insects which perform an important role as pollinators Ground-nesting bees include the digger bees family Anthoporidae , sweat bees family Halictidae , and mining bees family Andrenidae Females are solitary creatures, excavating nests in dry soil...

On this page - mining bees, mason bees, carpenter bees, even more bees Bees that may look and/or sound like bumblebees, but are not bumblebees Recently I ve been getting a lot of e-mails from people wanting to know about bees that are obviously not bumblebees, but may resemble them...