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Help ! We've got a swarm of bees in the garden

ARE YOU SURE THEY'RE HONEY BEES?
Many people do not know the difference between similar looking insects and assume they have a swarm of honeybees when they may have a wasps' nest or a bumble bees' nest instead

Do they look like this



Are they round and very hairy with a yellow/white or orange band on their tail/bottom ? Are they like stripy footballs? Do they make a very loud buzzing sound? Are they living in an old bird box, a compost heap, under the decking, a hole in the ground, under the eves of the house?