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Metallic Green Bees

Bees of many kinds visit our backyard garden on sunny autumn afternoons — and not all are black and yellow!  I think one of the prettiest is the metallic green bee, which is a type of tiny sweat bee in the (family Halictidae).  246 more words

Saint Paul, MN

Small Science

I love bees. This semester I’m taking a course called “Forest and Shade Tree Entomology” which has nothing to do with bees, but we are making an insect collection and therefor I am entitled to a few little fuzzy hymenoptera in my collection. 72 more words

Science

WPC - Quest For Food - Photography

Sweat bee searches for sweets.

Buffalo and turkey share some grass.

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Photos

Hover Flies

A population explosion of tiny flies, often called hover flies, are occurring in Illiana.  These small flies are bright yellow and black in color and are often confused with sweat bees or a yellow jacket wasp.  240 more words

Research

Bumblebees, Sweat Bees and Wild Flowers

Bees are everywhere in this weather, especially along the banks of the Delaware and Raritan canal. A few days ago, they were very busy visiting all the flowers growing wild, fulfilling their role of pollinators for the many fruit to come in the fall. 17 more words

Photography

Treasure

Some of the best things

wait for those who seek beyond

the fringes of truth.