Cavity-nesting bees, also known as mason bees, are solitary bees that nest in holes in wood, walls and even hollow plant stems. They use mud and other masonry materials to build dividing walls (‘cells’) that separate each laid egg in the nest. More about mason bees and cavity nestings bees
There are over 200 types of bees in the UK, but only one species of honeybee. These bees are slim, with sandy thoraxes and black abdomens that are lapped by golden bands. These highly social bees have been domesticated for hundreds of years, so isn't it about time that you find out more about honeybees.