Random and miscellaneous pollinator photos

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Post: # 20831Unread post SpookyShoe
Wed May 27, 2020 11:53 am

This thread is a beautiful thing......
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Post: # 20842Unread post Growing Coastal
Wed May 27, 2020 2:43 pm

It is! Thank-you for starting it. :)
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Wed May 27, 2020 4:01 pm

Yes, it is magnificent!
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Post: # 20874Unread post Growing Coastal
Wed May 27, 2020 10:29 pm

Here is something about bees I didn't know before.
Hungry bumble bees make plants flower early by cutting holes in their leaves
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/05 ... aves?rss=1

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Post: # 20993Unread post SpookyShoe
Fri May 29, 2020 4:39 pm

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A black swallowtail on pentas.
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Post: # 21001Unread post PlainJane
Fri May 29, 2020 7:04 pm

Ah ... my favorite swallowtail.
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Post: # 21047Unread post roper2008
Sat May 30, 2020 4:44 pm

Don’t know what kind of bee this is, but it is small.
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Sat May 30, 2020 7:32 pm

Is that milkweed?
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Sun May 31, 2020 10:23 am

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Bumblebee on salvia.
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Post: # 21109Unread post Nan6b
Sun May 31, 2020 1:22 pm

Roper, the little bee on the butterfly weed looks like a mason bee.
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Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:03 pm

Nan, they are smaller than I expected.

Spooky, it is milkweed. My favorite one because I like the bright flowers.
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Sun Jun 07, 2020 3:44 pm

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Monarch on Mexican Bird of Paradise...
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Post: # 21865Unread post MissS
Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:15 am

How pretty. That looks like a neat plant too.
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Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:27 pm

Here's a tiny "sweat bee". In the greenhouse I thought it was a leaf miner fly, gave it a swat and knocked it out. I put it in the dish to have a look then realized it was a bee... I thought I'd killed it. :oops: Went to get the camera and when I came back, she was awake and crawling around. I let her go after mandatory mug shots. Sorry not to catch her on a flower, but she is pretty all the same.
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Post: # 22167Unread post Growing Coastal
Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:38 pm

That little cutie has a top knot and mosquito legs!
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Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:45 pm

Never would have thought that was a bee....
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Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:18 pm

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One of our honey bees on a cucumber last year.

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Busy as a Mason Bee.
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What kind of bee is this? It was large and it's sat motionless on the pentas for several minutes.


Bumblebee on Mystic Spires salvia.
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