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Tree bee

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Hello,

I just thought people might be interested to see the pictures I took of this Tree Bee (I think it was a queen, as it was very large and had pollen baskets) Trying to feed on some lambs ear plants in my garden. It was under constant attack by a Wool Carder bee male, that was trying to protect it’s food source. All the other bees gave in and quickly flew off, but not this one, it casually flicked off every attack until the Carder bee gave in and left it to feed. smile

     

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Hello Louise

fantastic snaps-great action shots of an amazing interaction between bumblebee and wool carder bee.
Amazing

regards, elaine