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Busy as a Bee

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By Siris


Busy as a Bee (Pieris japonica (Lily of the valley bush))

Next door's Pieris was buzzing with bees in the gorgeous April sunshine yesterday.



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Great photo ...

16 Apr, 2016

 

Thanks Shirley, but they were all very large bees, not Honey bees, although there were lots of them together.

16 Apr, 2016

 

Well captured...

16 Apr, 2016

 

The shrub is in the next door neighbours' against our low dividing wall, so easy to stand on our drive and just snap, no bending, stretching or balancing in the border. And I get the benefit of the shrub and the Bottlebrush bush next to it.

17 Apr, 2016

 

a queen Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

great photo

Gg

17 Apr, 2016

 

Thank you Gg, I thought you would know. The shrub was covered with similar bees, similar size, all collecting. I did have a small nest of these large bees in one of my bird boxes a few years ago, they are not at all agressive.

17 Apr, 2016



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