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  • Catalan
    • Abellot
    • Borinot
  • Maori
    • Pi Rorohu
  • English
    • Buff-tailed Bumblebee
    • Large Earth Bumblebee
    • Twobanded Bumble Bee
  • Dutch
    • Aardhommel
  • German
    • Dunkle Erdhummel
  • Portuguese
    • Abelhão-terrestre
  • Scientific Names
    • Bombus terrestris
  • Spanish
    • Abejorro

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Recent observations

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

jimmymac2

Date

July 27, 2015 07:57 AM BST

Place

Copthorne (Google, OSM)

Description

Found feeding on our garden Buddleja.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

December 11, 2011

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

merekitty

Date

July 15, 2015 02:44 PM CEST

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

jakob

Date

July 18, 2015 12:26 PM CEST

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

saras

Date

March 9, 2014 08:14 AM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

marcobug

Date

July 4, 2015 07:40 PM CEST

Description

Impollinando

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

valter

Date

June 12, 2004 06:23 AM WEST

Description

Location: Europe > Portugal > Algarve

Date Photo Taken: June 12, 2004

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

tony_wills

Date

July 1, 2015 11:50 AM NZST

Description

Bumblebee flying through area monitored for pests. Although colours are distorted (infrared sensitive camera), it clearly has a single pale band across the the abdomen and a pale tail. Probably a queen looking for somewhere to create a nest, or maybe just foraging as the weather is sunny.

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

aunty

Date

June 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

June 4, 2015 01:21 PM NZST

Description

On hebe flowers.

Photos / Sounds

What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

givernykate

Date

February 4, 2015

Description

Bumble bee at Paradise Valley Springs

Photos / Sounds

What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

givernykate

Date

February 3, 2015

Place

rotorua (Google, OSM)

Description

Bumble Bee in Rotorua

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Description from Wikipedia

Bombus terrestris, the buff-tailed bumblebee or large earth bumblebee is one of the most numerous bumblebee species in Europe. The queen is 2–2.7 cm long, while the workers are 1½–2 cm. The latter are characterized by their white-ended abdomens and look (apart from their yellowish bands being darker in direct comparison) just like those of the white-tailed bumblebee, B. lucorum, a close relative. The queens of B. terrestris have the namesake buff-white abdomen ("tail") tip; this area is...

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