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Pure beauty is a Euglossine Bee: Part Friend Rings, Bee Photo, Pure Beauty, Bees, Cool Photos, Wordpress, Cocktail, Pure Products, Fun

Pure beauty is a Euglossine Bee: Part 2!

If you know me at all, you know how much I love (Euglossine) bees, so naturally, I lost many hours of my life to trying to get good photos of them this last time I was in Costa Rica. Unfortunately…

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The Story Behind This Bumble Bee Pollen Load

Happenings in the insect world

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Flower Power Napping

I was wandering through my garden the other day and I happened upon Bombus terrestris also known as Two banded/buff tail Bumble bee taking a nap on this flower, not even bothered at…

Hi Folks , I disturbed this mating pair of Bombus terrestris today , its a very early find for mating but its probably come from an over winter colony. On another note I am sorry I havent been in t… Gifts For Your Girlfriend, Bee, Wordpress, March, Butterfly, Winter, Board, Garden, Winter Time

A very early mate

Hi Folks , I disturbed this mating pair of Bombus terrestris today , its a very early find for mating but its probably come from an over winter colony. On another note I am sorry I havent been in t…

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Nectar robbers

If you are a short-tongued bumblebee faced with a long flower you have a problem. You can't reach the nectaries which are cunningly placed at the base of the flower to make you squeeze past the anthers and stigma(s). Unless, of course, you cheat. Comfrey is a very enticing flower but its sweet nectar is out of reach of bees such as this male early bumblebee (Bombus pratorum). His solution is to use a hole bitten in the side of the flower to steal the nectar without helping with pollination…

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The bumblebee's tongue

On a cold grey miserable day last week I found two bumblebees in the greenhouse. At first I thought they were dead but when I picked them up there were signs of life. I gave each of them a drop of honey on a plant label and they were soon moving around. While they were drinking I was able to take a few photos to show the details of the bumblebee's tongue. The first was an Early Bumblebee (Bombus pratorum) carrying white pollen. The proboscis in this bee is relatively short by bumblebee…

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More Euglossine bee photos

You know you love them… Zzzzzzzzooooom I like this composition Adorable Shiny butt I just like the way the bees make their own pretty bokeh You wish your butt was this good looking Long tongu…

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Bring on the Bees!

You know, I remember my first bee of each year. That’s weird, right? The honey bee above was my first bee of 2015 – at Wightwick Manor in Wolverhampton on the 7th of March. In 2014 it w…

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To The Rescue …

The rain came and with it the ready bees in the hotel under the veranda burst out into the world of sense, colour, scent, form, sound and the touch of another. They wait for a few days after enough…

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Some Spanish Bees

Beeeeesss What is this crazy cool and super tiny bee? Some sort of Lasioglossum?! I spent a lot of time on a little island in the middle of a busy highway photographing these little guys Sorry blur…

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Leaf cutter bee cutting petals

I am super excited to share these photos with you today! I struggled all summer to get a photo of a leaf cutter bee cutting some of the petals off my partridge peas, and I finally managed it! In …

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Making Creamed Honey

If you get the American Bee Journal, you may have seen my article about creamed honey in this month’s issue. I wrote the piece because I think smooth creamy honey is a great product and becau…

It may look as if this little metallic green bee had come to rest on the crest… Dune, Rest, Metallic

Like a sand dune

It may look as if this little metallic green bee had come to rest on the crest of a sand dune with a desert storm threatening to blow in from beyond. Actually the landing place was the heel of my l…