Banded White-Tailed Bumblebees

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From March to November (all year round in the south during warmer years).

Nesting habits

Cavities and Old Burrows

How to identify Banded white-tailed bumblebees 

Bumble bees have distinctive yellow and black bands and a white tail.


Easily the most iconic bee with their striped markings and dozy flight. Several species of bumblebee have this colour pattern.

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