Unusual Beewith a long nose zoomI discovered this bee in the garden today and thought that it was the most unusual one I have ever seen. It was hovering around the flowers and appeared to be drinking nectar from its very long “nose”.Author By Sandra LethbridgePage added 06/04/2009 Comments about this pageIt could be a Hummingbird Hawk-moth SandraBy Janet Penn (06/04/2009)Just came across your post looking for what I think is the same bee like insect. After a little digging I found out it was from the Bombylius family.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BombyliusHope this helpsBy john (16/04/2009) Add a comment about this pageYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Your comment:Name * Email * I consent to my name and e-mail address being stored along with this comment, and to the website editors communicating with me by e-mail about the comment if necessary. My name may be published alongside the comment on the website, but my e-mail address will not be published. My information will not be shared with any third party (see our Privacy Statement - opens in a new window). * Δ WildlifeA fox's life on CanveyA Visitor to a Canvey GardenBird watching around CanveyBirds in my gardenBy the lake in lockdownCanvey HeightsCanvey Island andCanvey Island Wildlife GroupCanvey LakeCanvey LakeCanvey Wick 2021Canvey Wick and Beyond - A Bounty of BotanyCanvey Wick in the newsCanvey Wick Nature ReserveCanvey's WildlifeFrequent visitorMr ReynardQuest for the DragonflyRobin's pin-cushionSmallgains Pond 2008Sparrow HawkSparrowhawk - Winter VisitorSwans at a Canvey LakeSwans on Smallgains PondThe Canvey Island MonsterThe day a cricket came knockingThe geese are on strike!!The Lake YesterdayThe Rescuers Wildlife SanctuaryThe snow has gone at lastUnusual BeeWatch the birdie! Share thisFacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin
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It could be a Hummingbird Hawk-moth Sandra
Just came across your post looking for what I think is the same bee like insect. After a little digging I found out it was from the Bombylius family.
Hope this helps
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