Red-Banded Bumblebee

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© Lizl  (Elizabeth) Bennefeld
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UploadedOctober 2, 2012
TakenSeptember 29, 2012
MakeOlympus Imaging Corp.
Exposure1/100 sec at f/4.4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length11.9 mm

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I have not seen as many of these pretty, little bees during 2012 as in previous years (but there were many more honey bees). The red-banded bumble bees have been favoring the thistles over the hollyhocks.

5 responses

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (2 Oct 2012):

    Liz, I dont think I have ever seen one of these. What a pretty Bee.

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (2 Oct 2012):

    Awesome !!!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (2 Oct 2012):

    love all the waviness goin on---dof helps to separate some of it, including the clours---all of it balanced so well

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (18 Oct 2012):

    Must be a Scottish Bee? :) Love the shot!!

  • VU2UNE Unni

    VU2UNE Unni gave props (29 Oct 2012):

    Excellent Macro. I like it...

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