Posts Tagged ‘pollen’

A Honeybee

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A lone honeybee stayed busy gathering pollen in the black ash tree in our backyard.

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It was obvious from the size of its pollen sacs that it was finding plenty to take back to the hive. I wonder how much pollen the sacs can actually hold?

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Ash trees are pollinated by the wind … and maybe with a little help from the honeybee.

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A Skipper and a Bee

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A dun skipper (Euphyes vestris) stopped to nectar on a purple coneflower.

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Folded wing skippers hold their hindwings out flat and angle their forewings. The dun’s wingspan measures 1  1/8 – 1  3/8 inch inches

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A small bee stopped for pollen.