Mining Bee - Grey
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 18th July 2020 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Mining Bee - Grey

Taken at Aberlady on 30th August 2015 using Pansonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Mining Bee - Grey.
Species:
Order:
Family:

A.K.A.
Andrena cineraria.
Hymenoptera.
Andrenidae.
Ashy mining bee
Adult Food:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Feature:
A wide range of plants which includes flowering trees and shrubs, weeds and garden species.
Parkland,  grassland, orchards and on the borders of agricultural land.
April - Early June.
Following mating, the male dies and the female starts to build a nest.