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Please ID, it is a bee or what?

Posted by cnetter z5 Co (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 30, 11 at 14:37

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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RE: Please ID, it is a bee or what?

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


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That's some tougue!


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


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RE: Please ID, it is a bee or what?

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.

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


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RE: Please ID, it is a bee or what?

Thank you Beegood!

Here is a similar shot as from the original poster.

July 24, 2011


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