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Bumble bees.


By Adrian

stroud glos, United Kingdom Gb

Does anyone know if the much wanted bumble bee population is on the increase? I spotted 4 this morning. Is it too early to tell or am I just being lucky?



~Hi Adrian
I think until all the beekeepers~ and there are thousands~check their hives we won't know~keeping my fingers crossed though!

18 Mar, 2009



18 Mar, 2009


I've seen a few at work today, and they were pretty big. Unfortunately I also saw a dead one which was probably killed out of fear.

There are loads of honey bees around too. The Skimmias were crawling with them!

18 Mar, 2009


I had a big one come in the house yesterday, which I took back outside in a glass, spotted another today in my garden

18 Mar, 2009


I have to say and thanks for those getting back, that since I first posted the question I have lost count of how many bumbles I've seen. Not that I've seen over 20 but have seen a lot and bombers too !

6 Apr, 2009


~Hi there
Seen lots of Bumbles but it is the honey bees which are smaller that are cause for concern~does anyone know how they are doing?

6 Apr, 2009

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