Posts Tagged: nectar robbing
We all take shortcuts. We look for the shortest line at the supermarket, we use keyboard shortcuts, and we text ”how r u?” So, why...
A honey bee sipping nectar from a hole drilled by a carpenter bee on a foxglove. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Valley carpenter bee about to drill a hole. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You've probably seen carpenter bees engage in the practice known as "nectar robbing." Due to their large size, they cannot enter tubelike blossoms...
Carpenter Bee Robbing Nectar
Honey Bee Robbing Nectar