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Not an rusty patch , as I initially thought when seeing his little orange patches (The endangered kinds have black tail areas).

Today I learned those endangered "rusty patch" Bombus affinis are found almost exclusively in the Great Lakes region. However, this little guy is still is still a very and fairly uncommon Bombus huntii putting in some very hard work before the end of the week.

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