Brown carder bees are also regular visitors to our garden, in particular visiting the pulmonaria and the flowering currant.
The main threat to this species is thought to be the loss of the flower-rich grassland and the intensity of modern farming methods.
The hairy footed bees (Anthophora plumipes), a solitary bee species, are still visiting the garden.
This species nests in old walls or similar habitats and occasionally underground.
Also in the twitten, I observed a comma butterfly feeding from a dandelion