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Week 41 - Robin

A male agapostemon splendens or “sweat bee”. They like human sweat apparently. I never knew that… Thank you Google. :) They are flashy and pretty like they are dressed up for Mardi Gras! 16 more words


Waimakariri River, Trip #56

We had another enjoyable trip to the Waimakariri River, and finally managed to be there on a warm sunny day (27 Nov 2017). We spent less time looking for aquatic species, and more on the terrestrial creatures that are active on sunny days. 342 more words

Trip Report

Segmented Body

A segmented body is a division of an animal’s body plan in which the body is divided into multiple functional units. The three sections of this bee are the head, thorax, and abdomen. 19 more words


A Small Beauty: Purple Milkwort

As we walked the path between the woods and the meadow at the Pole Farm section of Mercer Meadows, Wood Nymphs flitted in and out of the foliage, Monarchs flew by, some mating, and a Clouded Sulphur dipped into the path to lay eggs, the tip of her abdomen touching the leaves of White Clover for a split second each. 693 more words

Native Plants

20170628 Sweat Bee, Pickerel Weed, Polypody, Pitcher Plant, Ruffed Grouse, Bumblebee, Woodduck, Paper Wasp

We saw these sights along Shebeshekong Road Hwy 529 on our way back from Parry Sound:

A green Sweat Bee is gathering pollen and nectar … possibly for a nest of eggs yet to be hatched. 118 more words

20170621 Summer Solstice Ambush, Painted Lady, Monarch, Thalictrum, Water Lilies, Sweat bee, Crab Spider

We were out on Old Still River Road and Hwy 529 down to Big Lake on our National Aboriginal Day on the Summer Solstice.  Here are some sights seen along the way. 219 more words

Best Moment of the Day 05/22/17

Nature Photographers Group, Best Moment of the day goes to Holger Woldrich, for this unbelievably difficult photo, showing a Sweat Bee in flight.

Congratulations 🏆🏆🏆 105 more words