A new species of bee has been recorded on Island.

UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man took to social media this week to say Steve Crellin spotted the Bull-Headed Furrow Bee at the Close Sartfeld Nature Reserve.

A solitary species as opposed to colonial bees its described as a good pollinator andn 'therefore key to biodiversity'.

78 different species of the insect have been recorded on the Isle of Man since 1835.

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