The Wildlife of

A-Z Index

Bumblebees in all National Trust Properties

Buff-tailed Bumblebee

Common Carder Bumblebee

Early Bumblebee

Field Cuckoo Bee

Garden Bumblebee

Red-tailed Bumblebee

Southern Cuckoo Bumblebee

Tree Bumblebee

White-tailed Bumblebee

Spring, Summer and Autumn, when the flowers are in bloom you will see bumblebees. They tend to be bigger and often furrier than bees. They can also be easier to identify, usually having distinct colour bands.

Listed here with the Bumblebees are Cuckoo bees, which like cuckoo birds, can take over a bumblebee's nest.