Videos about wild bees
How bees are nesting during spring in Villeurbanne, more than 100 species have been found in this very urban site.
A short sequence showing a male bee Andrena being pseudocopuler with orchid flower.
80 % of bees nest in the soil
But also in different materials
Like snail shells : this video shows a small Protosmia that nests in empty snail shells, and a male Megachile (Chalicodoma) siculum found asleep in the floral tube of Iris atropurpurea, one of the endemic Iris Israel.
As in birds, there are bees that cuckoos lay their eggs in the nests of other bees.
Here a Nomada lathburiana, a cuckoo bee, on a nest of Andrena vaga.