Bumblebee and Bugle

Common Carder Bumblebee Bombus pascuorum

Common Carder Bumblebee Bombus pascuorum


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One of my very favourite bumblebees, the Common Carder Bumblebee Bombus pascuorum which is carrying quite a full load, and Bugle Ajuga reptans, which has come into flower.

May 2018, rear garden, Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman

Common Carder Bumblebee Bombus pascuorum

Common Carder Bumblebee Bombus pascuorum

Common Carder Bumblebee Bombus pascuorum

Common Carder Bumblebee Bombus pascuorum

I love bumblebees, and this is one of my favourties.

September 2017, rear garden, Staffordshire, England.