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Boys' Night Out--with a Girl!

A honey bee gathers nectar from a lavender blossom while her cousins, sunflower bees (Melisodes agilis), sleep.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two species of male sunflower bees, Svastra obliqua and Melissodes agilis, spend the day on our Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia) chasing the girls and...

A honey bee gathers nectar from a lavender blossom while her cousins, sunflower bees (Melisodes agilis), sleep.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee gathers nectar from a lavender blossom while her cousins, sunflower bees (Melisodes agilis), sleep. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee gathers nectar from a lavender blossom while her cousins, sunflower bees (Melisodes agilis), sleep. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 4:29 PM
 
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