All About Bees

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The Wool Carder Bee

Each week in the “All about Bees” section of the website we will be featuring a different common UK bee that frequently visits our gardens and open spaces where wild flowers and plants grow. This week our chosen bee is The Wool Carder Bee. The Wool Carder Bee The Wool Carder Bee is one [...]

The Tawny Mining Bee

Each week in the “All about Bees” section of the website we will be featuring a different common UK bee that frequently visits our gardens and open spaces where wild flowers and plants grow. This week our chosen bee is The Tawny Mining Bee. The Tawny Mining Bee This furry, ginger coloured bee [...]

The Leaf Cutter Bee

Each week in the “All about Bees” section of the website we will be featuring a different common UK bee that frequently visits our gardens and open spaces where wild flowers and plants grow. This week our chosen bee is The Leaf Cutter Bee. The Leaf Cutter Bee The Leaf-cutter Bee is a small [...]

The White Tailed Bumble Bee

Each week in the “All about Bees” section of the website we will be featuring a different common UK bee that frequently visits our gardens and open spaces where wild flowers and plants grow. This week our chosen bee is The White tailed Bumble Bee. The White tailed Bumble Bee The White-tailed bumble bee [...]

The Honey Bee

Each week in the “All about Bees” section of the website we will be featuring a different common UK bee that frequently visits our gardens and open spaces where wild flowers and plants grow. This week our chosen bee is The Honey Bee. The Honey Bee Honey Bees live and can be spotted in [...]

Common UK Bees Jigsaw Challenge

Look at the photographs of the 6 Common Bees displayed on this page. Each of these Bees can be seen each spring and summer in school grounds, gardens, parks and meadows across most parts of the United Kingdom. Can you complete the See Nature UK Bees 2017 Jigsaw Challenge? You have just 6 minutes to [...]

Common Bees found in the United Kingdom

Meet the Bees we see in our gardens, school grounds and open spaces! In total there are over 250 different species of bees in the United Kingdom. These include over 20 different species of Bumblebees, over 220 species of Solitary bees and a single species of Honeybee. Bumblebees and Honeybees are social bees that group [...]

The Red Mason Bee

Each week in the “All about Bees” section of the website we will be featuring a different common UK bee that frequently visits our gardens and open spaces where wild flowers and plants grow. This week our chosen bee is The Red Mason. The Red Mason Bee The Red Mason is a small bee [...]