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    Default Garden Bumblebee

    Collecting pollen from various flowers
    You can tell the difference by the length o the head and tongue. It has the longest tongue of all UK bumblebees .
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    Excellent shot Beryl.
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    Thanks Rolf. Lots of detail there . I was really pleased with this one

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    Great shot, Beryl!

    What a very orangey pollen sac!

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    Thank you Catherine

    Yes. Some bees and bumblebees have black pollen sacs this makes the pollen look orange

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