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Honey Bee

Observed: 21st March 2012 By: moremothmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebrates
Honey Bee
Description:

Bee collecting pollen from gorse.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) interacts

Comments

Syrphus's picture

What is interesting is that

What is interesting is that it appears to be drinking from this nectarless flower.

M.

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Pollen

It might be tonguing up pollen, like other bees and flies. I posted a Bombus lapidarius earlier today that is very clearly doing that.
Bill

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