Please ID, it is a bee or what?

cnetter(z5 Co)June 30, 2011

I was taking a picture of what I thought was some kind of a bee, until I got a good look at it's snout. What is it? It certainly behaves like a bee, going from flower to flower.

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Konrad___far_north(3..just outside of Edmonton)

That's a Bumble with it's tongue out getting the nectar.

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 4:08AM
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cnetter(z5 Co)

That's some tougue!

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 5:08PM
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beegood_gw

I thought it was a humming bird moth. Glad you got here before I did. My other guess would have been : OR WHAT"

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 1:18PM
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Konrad___far_north(3..just outside of Edmonton)

It sure does looks a bit like a humming bird moth, here is a picture of a honey bee and bumble licking off some honey left
over after extraction.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 6:54PM
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beegood_gw

That's one scary bumblebee. Good Picture!!!

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 8:10PM
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Konrad___far_north(3..just outside of Edmonton)

Thank you Beegood!

Here is a similar shot as from the original poster.

    Bookmark   August 12, 2011 at 12:12AM
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