Your brilliant bee photos

The Great British Bee Count is over for another year. Thank you to everyone who took part; together you spotted more than 370,000 bees.

Here are some of our favourite photos from 2016.

See the results of the
Great British Bee Count

 

Early Bumblebee

Early bumblebee - spotted by Joanne Holland in Newcastle

Common carder bee - spotted by Andrea Wilson in Brecon Beacons

Red mason bee - spotted by Rachel Norris in Portsmouth

Early Bumblebee

Early bumblebee - spotted by Faron McLellan in Aberdeen

Early Mining Bee

Early mining bee - spotted by Mark Redford in Warrington

Honeybee

Honey bee - spotted by Sarah Freeman in Portsmouth

Buff-tailed bumblebee - spotted by Carl De Groot in Uxbridge

Ashy mining bee - spotted by Carol Jull in Woking

See the results of the
Great British Bee Count

Heath bumblebee - spotted by Sally Anne Young in Gloucestershire

Broad margined mining bee - spotted by Rose Stephens in East London

Garden bumblebee - spotted by Lyn White in Suffolk

Ashy mining bee - spotted by Kate Evans in Bristol

Buff-tailed bumblebee - spotted by Gareth Jones in North London

Bumblebees - spotted by Phil Morris in Leeds

Blue mason bee - spotted by Michelle Butler in Northamptonshire

Red-tailed bumblebee - spotted by Maria Davis in Didcot

See the results of the
Great British Bee Count

 

Early bumblebee - spotted by Tony Putman in Kent

Buff-tailed bumblebee - spotted by Heidi Shaw in South London

Ashy mining bee - spotted by Sophie Hutchinson in Hampshire

 

You also spotted plenty of 'bee mimics' - insects that imitate bees - like this lilttle one.

Narcissus bulb fly - spotted by Amelia Collins in South London

 

Which plants created a buzz?

Share your tips, so we can include new plants on our app next year.

 

The Great British Bee Count is over for another year. Thank you to everyone who took part; together you spotted more than 370,000 bees.

Here are some of our favourite photos from 2016.

See the results of the
Great British Bee Count

 

Early Bumblebee

Early bumblebee - spotted by Joanne Holland in Newcastle

Common carder bee - spotted by Andrea Wilson in Brecon Beacons

Red mason bee - spotted by Rachel Norris in Portsmouth

Early Bumblebee

Early bumblebee - spotted by Faron McLellan in Aberdeen

Early Mining Bee

Early mining bee - spotted by Mark Redford in Warrington

Honeybee

Honey bee - spotted by Sarah Freeman in Portsmouth

Buff-tailed bumblebee - spotted by Carl De Groot in Uxbridge

Ashy mining bee - spotted by Carol Jull in Woking

See the results of the
Great British Bee Count

Heath bumblebee - spotted by Sally Anne Young in Gloucestershire

Broad margined mining bee - spotted by Rose Stephens in East London

Garden bumblebee - spotted by Lyn White in Suffolk

Ashy mining bee - spotted by Kate Evans in Bristol

Buff-tailed bumblebee - spotted by Gareth Jones in North London

Bumblebees - spotted by Phil Morris in Leeds

Blue mason bee - spotted by Michelle Butler in Northamptonshire

Red-tailed bumblebee - spotted by Maria Davis in Didcot

See the results of the
Great British Bee Count

 

Early bumblebee - spotted by Tony Putman in Kent

Buff-tailed bumblebee - spotted by Heidi Shaw in South London

Ashy mining bee - spotted by Sophie Hutchinson in Hampshire

 

You also spotted plenty of 'bee mimics' - insects that imitate bees - like this lilttle one.

Narcissus bulb fly - spotted by Amelia Collins in South London

 

Which plants created a buzz?

Share your tips, so we can include new plants on our app next year.