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Is this a bumble bee? - Bombus

Is this a bumble bee? - Bombus
Port Alberni, Alberni-Clayoquot, British Columbia, Canada
July 5, 2017
Size: 2 - 3 cm
The bee(?) was feeding on a thistle flower.

Moved from ID Request.

Bombus (Pyrobombus)
perhaps B. flavifrons

Thank you

Doesn't look like a mimic
Bee-like flies usually have big fly eyes. I think this one should be a bee of some sort.

Do you have any idea what kind of bee this would be?

It seems bumble-y, but I can't help you further.