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Thirsty Bee ?

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By Alanb


Thirsty Bee ?

I THINK I am correct, when I say that this bee, was taking a drink of morning dew, from an iris flower head.



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Well caught !!!
I tried to get a picture of some this morning on the ceonothus but they wouldn't stay still long enough :-)

19 May, 2014

 

Kathy, I was lucky, as you correctly say, they don't often stay still long enough. I did sneak up on this one ....... lol.

19 May, 2014

 

You need to wait until they are engrossed and drunk on nectar Alan. Great shot!

19 May, 2014

 

Thanks Angie. I thought there was a reason ...... Of course "Amber Nectar" <];-))

20 May, 2014

 

That is a brilliant photo :o)

20 May, 2014

 

Great picture Alan;0)

20 May, 2014

 

Thank you Annie and Carole ... Right place at right time ... and I had my camera with me. It is very hard though, gardening with a camera round your neck ... lol <]:-))

21 May, 2014

 

Plants emit guttation droplets (source of morning dew) in the early morning which bees love! they leave hives early in morning to drink it..

great capture!

22 May, 2014

 

Jane, thank you for another interesting fact. <]:-))

22 May, 2014

 

:-) welcome, i enjoyed the research...

23 May, 2014

 

I agree and look at the pollen on his legs, it's certainly thirsty work!

25 May, 2014

 

<]:-))

25 May, 2014



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