Morning rounds

29 May 2008 2 Comments Home » Insects etc.

A bumblebee makes her early morning rounds.

Was stung by a honeybee for the first time in quite a while today while photographing near a hive. Got the stinger out fast, so there was almost no swelling. Can’t blame the bee, just an occupational hazard.

Bumblebee

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Bumblebee | Bombus impatiens

2 Comments »

  • Diane said:

    Awww, so cute. Are these the ones that grow up to be big, black furry bees, flying kinda slow? They fascinate me.

  • Rick said:

    Yes, these are bigger than honey bees with black markings, Diane.

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