The technique of pollination known as "Buzz pollination" demonstrated here by a bumblebee, likely Bombus vagans. This small female worker uncouples her wings and rapidly contracts her flight muscles, here in a Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis). #pollinator#bumblebee#bombus#pollinatorweek
🐝It's World Insect Week! 🐝What better way to kick it off with our favourite, the humble bumble. These are the 8 common bumblebee species of the UK. 📷➡️: Garden, white-tailed, common carder, heath, early, red-tailed, tree (ironically on a rock) and a buff-tailed.