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bumblebee

  1. Bumblebee

    Bumblebee

    Still busy
  2. Bumblebee

    Bumblebee

    Busy
  3. American Bumblebee, Eastern Leaf-footed Bug

    American Bumblebee, Eastern Leaf-footed Bug

    American Bumblebee (Bombus pensylvanicus: Apidae) 1.3-1.9 cm (0.5-1.9 in) long, and Eastern Leaf-footed Bug (Leptoglossus phyllopus: Coreidae) 1.6-1.9 cm (0.6-0.75 in) long, on Bull Thistle (Cirsium horridulum: Asteraceae).
  4. American Bumblebee (male)

    American Bumblebee (male)

    American Bumblebee (Bombus pensylvanicus: Apidae) Male. 1.3-1.9 cm (0.51-0.75 in) long. Foraging on Brazilian Vervain (Verbena brasiliensis: Verbenaceae).
  5. American Bumblebees (male and female)

    American Bumblebees (male and female)

    American Bumblebees (Bombus pensylvanicus: Apidae) Male L, female R. 1.3-1.9 cm (0.51-0.75 in) long. The male is nectaring a Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus: Vebenaceae).
  6. American Bumblebee

    American Bumblebee

    American Bumblebee (Bombus pensylvanicus: Apidae) ca. 2.0 cm (0.79 in) long. Female. Working Tie-vine (Ipomoea cardatotriloba: Convolvulaceae).
  7. American Bumblebee (male)

    American Bumblebee (male)

    American Bumblebee (Bombus pensylvanicus: Apidae) ca. 2.0 cm (0.79 in) long. Male, species sexually dimorphic. Foraging on Prairie Blazing Star (Liatris pycnostachya: Asteraceae).
  8. Sign of Spring

    Sign of Spring

    Bumblebee on willow catkin. I had a bumblebee field guide at one time, but I gave it as a gift to someone, so I can't tell you which species of bumblebee this is.
  9. Flight of the Bumblebee

    Flight of the Bumblebee

    While birding in Madera Cyn AZ recently, this bumblebee was flying slowly enough where I thought I'd try a photo with a 400mm lens. The camera wouldn't auto focus the bee so this is focused manually. Though not a portrait or of the usual macro quality, I like the abstract quality of it and the...
  10. Bumblebee

    Bumblebee

  11. Bumblebee

    Bumblebee

  12. Bumblebee

    Bumblebee

    Tried out a lens reversing adapter. Depth of field very shallow.
  13. Bumblebee

    Bumblebee

  14. Bumblebee

    Bumblebee

  15. Bumblebee on ... I think a yellow-flowering nettle?

    Bumblebee on ... I think a yellow-flowering nettle?

    Not sure which species of bumblebee or of nettle, but they're both quite pretty IMHO
  16. On target!

    On target!

    Another bee shot I managed to get before my flash died forever. A bumblebee headed toward it's next target, a wild rose.
  17. Coming in for a landing

    Coming in for a landing

    A thirsty bumblebee about to land on some blossoms. I enjoyed trying to get macros like this until the flash stopped working on my camera.
  18. Bumblebee Having A Golden Shower

    Bumblebee Having A Golden Shower

  19. Red-Tailed Bumblebee

    Red-Tailed Bumblebee

    Male Red-Tailed Bumblebee feeding on a Thistle
  20. Red-Tailed Bumblebee

    Red-Tailed Bumblebee

    Female Red-Tailed Bumblebee resting on moss
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