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Mining Bee

Spring is now well under way and, on my walks, I am starting to see more than just the occasional insect that was all I was seeing even just a week ago.  This is a mining bee from Tuesday, possibly an Andrena angustior (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae).

Photo taken beside the top lake, Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2011-03-15.

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