Posts Tagged: swimming pool
Summertime...and the Livin' Is Easy
Today's the Fourth of July and folks are splashing in their pools. So, what happens when a bee falls in? Sometimes they get lucky--if there's a...
Summertime...and the living is easy...A female sweat bee, genus Halictus, floats on a leaf in a swimming pool. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Okay, I’ll admit it. I have a soft spot for honey bees. Today I fished out some thoroughly drenched honey bees from our swimming pool.Indeed, the...
Drenched honey bee gets ready to sip honey from a plastic spoon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee cleaning her tongue. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Everybody Out of the Pool
It's raining bumble bees in our pool.Yellow-faced bumble bees (Bombus vosnesenskii). And honey bees (Apis mellifera), too.While nectaring lavender,...
Yellow-Faced Bumble Bee