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What makes holes like this?

Discussion in 'Wildlife Corner' started by karaman, May 30, 2018.

  1. karaman

    karaman Gardener

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    hallo,
    there are several holes like this in my garden -- dont want to dig it up in case its a beneficial beastie and i dont want to destroy his/her home any way --- just curious, karaman

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    • JWK

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      It looks like a solitary bee - best to leave it undisturbed as they obviously do good.
       
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        It could be miner bees Karaman, I have some just outside my back door at the moment. They are harmless and shouldn't cause any problems.
         
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          thank you JWK and Sheal --- what a relief! for a moment i thought it was moles.... bees very welcome, i wont disturb them, am about to make a bughouse for bees and other beasties this year anyway so hoping for even more.
          thanks again, karaman
           
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            If it was a mole there would probably be a pile of soil above the hole. :)
             

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