wild bees and native bees

Bombus vosnesenskii


This yellow-faced bumble bee showed up on March 24 near Olympia, WA. Photo © Rusty Burlew.

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  • I have found quite a few yellow face bumblebees this year. I live south of Olympia Wa. near Centralia, Wa. I have found them mostly around the blackberry bushes. How common are they? I have not noticed them in previous years, but they’re very obvious this year with the numbers of them.

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