Tree bumblebees in nest working at night!
We often see bumblebees going in and out of their nests during the day. But what do they do at night? This was filmed mid June and mid July with a noticeable lack of activity in July. This nest fell victim to the wax moth, aphomia sociella, as did my other tree bumblebee nest box also in a bird nest box.
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You can download a detailed B. hypnorum information sheet here from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust written by Clive Hill