Dabbling in the Most Photogenic Bees

I’m thankful for great temperatures for gardening. See my previous post for the weather report. ; ) I was curious how many pollinators the flowers attract and began to document them. Here is who I spotted this week. As I looked carefully, I realized that many were not bees at all!

Not a bee:

Hover/Flower Fly Photo: R. Cuninigham
Locust Borer Beetle Photo: R. Cuningham
Pennsylvania Leatherwing Beetle Photo: R. Cuningham

Tiny bee:

Sweat Bee Photo: R. Cuningham

Thank you, butterfly.

Skipper Butterfly Photo: R. Cuningham
Cicada Killer Photo: R. Cuningham
Leaf Cutter Bee Photo: R. Cuningham

Here’s a fuzzy cutie.

Bumblebee on Goldenrod Photo: R. Cuningham

Met any good pollinators recently? Please let us know in the comments.

¡Olé! –Rebecca

This post is part of Debbie’s Six Word Saturday and Cee’s Flower of the Day.

#6WS  #sixwordsaturday #FOTD

Bumblebee in a hibiscus flower Photo: R. Cuningham
Rebecca Cuningham

34 thoughts on “Dabbling in the Most Photogenic Bees

  1. Beautiful pics. And I’m just so impressed that you found the names of all of them. I would just have called them little bit, big bee, gray looking bee, bee that reminds me of one that bit me one time. Etc.

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