Tawny Mining Bee


Andrena fulva – This is a female with her thick gingery coat. I find these very skittish and they don’t like you getting too close to them. Slow and patient gets you there in the end. Double-click to enlarge image.


Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva female

© Peter Hillman ♦ 14th April 2020 ♦ Rear garden, Staffordshire ♦ Nikon D7200


13 thoughts on “Tawny Mining Bee

  1. Carpenter ants usually wear a tool belt. I don’t see a miner’s belt on this little worker. Love the rich warm color.

    BTW, I just noticed for the first time, how observant of me, the name of your town. Although I don’t have much, the china that is its namesake is my favorite, if I could afford the real stuff. 🙂

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