Bumblebee artificial nest site research by Gillian Lye, suggests providing attractive artificial nests for bumblebees is extremely difficult.
This exhausted bumblebee was lying on the patio floor. With a little drop of honey on my fingertip it was easy to entice it onto my hand, where after feeding it flew off on its merry way!! Bumblebees are really friendly furry creatures and you should have no fear from them when handled safely. The [...]