Monday, September 7, 2009

Busy Bees

Yes, it's another bee picture -- I hope you all aren't getting tired of seeing them because I've become fascinated by them. I think part of the reason is that I'm also enamored with the floral backdrop required for most bee photos. At any rate, this is another picture from my early morning walk on vacation. The air was literally humming with the drone of all the bees. They were flying all about, completely ignoring me, even when I bumped into the thistle trying to get a close-up. I just love in this picture how the one bumblebee is burrowing in to get nectar up top while the other is delicately tiptoeing on the thistle spikes waiting his turn.


Beena said...

Great pic! Bzzzzzbzzzzzbbbzzzzzzzz!

norma said...

It's hard to get tired of looking at great bee pictures.
The turn on and off spigot for the hose that I use to water my plants daily is now totally surrounded by my caryopteris plant, which is constantly humming with bees. I have to put my hand right through the shrub to use the faucet and they have never bothered me. They are too busy gathering their nectar.