One Busy Bee

tammyinwv(z6/WV)July 7, 2010

I was taking pics of my purple coneflowers this morning, and noticed this guy so covered with pollen, he looked hilarious.


Tammy

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FlowerGardener(Z4 MN)

Tammy thanks for sharing a great photo with us. I have never seen a bee so covered in pollen, that is totally cool.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 11:02AM
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newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)

Aw, the poor little guy was working really hard LOL!

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 12:14PM
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tammyinwv(z6/WV)

LOLTammy

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 6:13PM
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Cher(6 SW OH)

Great photo Tammy. I've not seen anything quite like it before. Thanks for sharing and the laugh at the same time.
Cher

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 6:35PM
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aftermidnight Zone7b B.C. Canada

Fantastic photo, I've seen bees with some pollen on them but nothing like this.

Annette

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 6:42PM
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lisa33(6b Bucks County PA)

Wow!! Very cool photo, Tammy. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 8:01PM
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merindah

Cute!

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 8:03PM
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scully931(6)

haha. Overachiever.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 8:58PM
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tammyinwv(z6/WV)

Scully931, thats funny! I wondered if maybe he got a high from the pollen and rolled in it uncontrollably.
Tammy

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 9:32PM
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organic_kitten(8)

That is an excellent photo! I too have never seen such a pollen covered bee.
kay

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 10:11PM
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pippi21(Z7 Silver Spring, Md.)

Tammy, how was your vacation?

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 10:37PM
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ianna(Z5b)

I dont know. It looks like the poor thing is suffering from a fungal disease.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 11:34PM
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tammyinwv(z6/WV)

The beach was fantastic pippi. Lots of early morning walks on the beach, bike rides, and playing in the water.Thanks for asking.
Tammy

    Bookmark   July 8, 2010 at 8:18AM
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cindysunshine(5b)

A wonderful photo! Yes an overachieving bee - he must be moving up in the bee ranks - LOL.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2010 at 8:43AM
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