Many of these and honey bees. (This is in a biodynamic winery.)
Black body with yellow head. about 12 mm long. Found at Whaler's cove in Point Lobos State Park, California.
Bombus on manzanita
Many buzzing very old wooden power pokes at sunset. Never seen this before. They were investigating the deep cracks in the old timber
A bumblebee is any member of the bee genus Bombus, in the family Apidae. There are over 250 known species, existing primarily in the Northern Hemisphere although they also occur in South America. They have been introduced to New Zealand and the Australian state of Tasmania.