BEES

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BEES

Post by Jacksparrow » Sat May 31, 2014 6:37 pm

It is this time of the year when the rowan is in bloom that my garden is subjected to a very low humming. this is from the multitude of Bumble Bees that are smothering it at present. They are mostly Tree BBs with a few White Tails to keep them company.

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Re: BEES

Post by Placido » Sun Jun 01, 2014 11:10 am

The attraction is the same here - bumbles, but sort of flies as well, love the rowan.

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Re: BEES

Post by JooMoo » Sun Jun 01, 2014 4:41 pm

I get the bee humming in my red weigela.
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Re: BEES

Post by Jacksparrow » Mon Jun 02, 2014 3:40 pm

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Humming again today. One of the hummers.

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Post by Placido » Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:17 pm

Super pix, Jacksparrow - love the f'fare and the redwing !! Snap on the iris :photo:

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Re: BEES

Post by JooMoo » Fri Jun 13, 2014 6:29 pm

I downloaded the bee app off the Springwatch site http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007qgm3
And found out that my bees are tree bumbles too.
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Re: BEES

Post by nuthatch » Sat Jun 14, 2014 10:36 am

JooMoo wrote:I get the bee humming in my red weigela.


Me too, JooMoo - no matter how early it is they're there - the bush is very near some ground feeders so I always feel I've got company when I'm sorting them out :D :bee:

Nice pic Mr Jacksparrow Sir :bee:

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Re: BEES

Post by peregrine » Sun Jun 22, 2014 12:24 pm

Probably in the wrong topic.

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Does anyone know what this is?


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And does anyone know what could have done this on my Patio?
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Re: BEES

Post by nuthatch » Sun Jun 22, 2014 1:14 pm

Looks like the work of ants on the patio, peregrine :ant:

The first pic - is it one or two of them there? Don't really know whether or not it's some sort of bee :(

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Re: BEES

Post by peregrine » Sun Jun 22, 2014 8:34 pm

Last night as I watched the mound on the patio something stirred beneath. Soil suddenly appeared from the hole as the occupant pushed it to the surface. This happened on three occasions but nothing appeared.

Pic 1 - I think it is only one. First dark part the head and the second dark part the thorax.

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