Bumble bees are now officially considered an endangered species.
What very sad news.
I value every sighting of them because they are not a common sight in our garden.
Some photos of bumble bees in our garden this year:
A black-tailed bumble bee Bombus melanopygus on a Coreopsis Grandiflora Sunburst blossom
Yellow Face Bumble bee Bombus vosnesenskii on a Penstemon heterophyllus Margarita Bop blossom
Yellow Face Bumble bee Bombus vosnesenskii sleeping on Coreopsis Grandiflora Sunburst