SNR – A Few Natives


Mining Bee
Mining Bee

Tonight we have a couple of native bees photographed this summer at Shaw’s Nature Reserve.  I may very well be incorrect, but I believe the bee pictured above is a Mining bee in the family Andrenidae.  I would love to know how much pollen is taken away in a season by these guys.

Sweat Bee
Sweat Bee

The final two photos show a sweat bee (Halactidae).  These are quite challenging to photograph, but worth the effort.

Sweat Bee
Sweat Bee



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