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Bumble Bee

Bombus

Description:

This yellow and black striped bumble bee was found looking for pollen on a cone flower. This bee was of medium size and had 2 transparent wings.

Habitat:

Bumble bees are typical found in higher altitudes. They are attracted to flowers with brightly colored petals. They also look for flowers that have a good landing surface.

Notes:

I found this bumble bee searching for pollen on a cone flower in my mother's garden. After he left this cone flower he flew to a nearby flower to continue his search for pollen. Bumble bees are generally solitary, and this bee I spotted seemed to be alone in the garden.

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4 Comments

student5
student5 8 years ago

I found a few bumblebees as well, but no honeybees. :(

student19
student19 8 years ago

Nice bumblebee picture. I found bees in my mother's garden as well.

student2
student2 8 years ago

That is neat you found a bee as well! It is interesting how there are many types of bees and each one gravitates towards a particular type of flower!
Julie Breedon

student7
student7 8 years ago

Is this flower dead?

University of Georgia
Spotted by a stud ent at University of Georgia

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jun 28, 2012
Submitted on Jun 29, 2012

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