Common Eastern Bumble Bee


Latin name 

Bombus impatiens

Size: 15-25mm

Flight season: March-November

Flower preferences

Feeds on a variety of flowers, including clovers, asters, goldenrods, and thistles 


Parks, gardens, fields, and meadows

Interesting fact

They are social bees that live in colonies and make their nests underground, often in old rodent holes or burrows.


PHOTO by Arsilia Derenzo 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>