This ID is a bit of a guess on my part. Used this as my source.... https://bumblebeeconservation.org/about-bees/identification/common-bumblebees/
It was the biggest bumble bee I've ever seen! Wish I had a better photo!!!
Periferia Presa Constitución 1917
San Juan del Río, Querétaro
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos
Feeding on a flowering manuka.
Bombus terrestris seen in the Herb Garden at the Dunedin Botanic Garden.
Buff-tailed Bumblebee (Dunkle Erdhummel, Bombus terrestris) on Giant Onion (Riesenzierlauch, Allium giganteum)
Down on the beach on cold and windy day!
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...