Macro Monday: bees on pink flowers

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Today I’m taking part in the Macro Monday photo challenge. You can click on each photo for a larger view.

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I love photographing bees as they’re collecting nectar off the many flowers we have here in San Diego. These pink flowers were actually blooms on a large bush last summer. I think I will add the first photo as a potential choice for my animal theme 2014 photo calendar. I love that hue of pink!

Macro Monday: bee on pink flower
Macro Monday: bee on pink flower

Here’s another bee dunking its head into the center of the flower.

Bee collecting nectar on pink flower
Bee collecting nectar on pink flower

10 thoughts on “Macro Monday: bees on pink flowers

  1. A lot easier to capture than the dragonfly, right? I love bees too. They are so much nicer and more useful than wasps (which I abhor).

    • Yes, much easier because once they find flowers, they stick around to collect as much nectar as they can. The only challenge is to find a bee that sticks in the flowers long enough to snap a few photos. I can’t stand wasps either, they’re nasty.

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