Bombus In A Sea Of Pollen! - Bumblebee On Sunflower - NZn

Photographic Prints

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$7.43
AndreaEL

Gore, New Zealand

Sizing Information

Small 12.0" x 7.5"
Medium 18.0" x 11.3"
Large 24.0" x 15.0"
X large 30.0" x 18.8"

Features

  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth

Artist's Description

Please view Large, thank you…
Bumble bees form colonies. These colonies are usually much less extensive than those of honey bees. This is due to a number of factors including the small physical size of the nest cavity, the responsibility of a single female for the initial construction and reproduction that happens within the nest, and the restriction of the colony to a single season (in most species). Often, mature bumble bee nests will hold fewer than 50 individuals. Bumble bee nests may be found within tunnels in the ground made by other animals, or in tussock grass. Bumble bees sometimes construct a wax canopy (“involucrum”) over the top of their nest for protection and insulation. Bumble bees do not often preserve their nests through the winter, though some tropical species live in their nests for several years (and their colonies can grow quite large, depending on the size of the nest cavity). In temperate species, the last generation of summer includes a number of queens who overwinter separately in protected spots. The queens can live up to one year, possibly longer in tropical species.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 2011 Southland New Zealand

Bombus In A Sea Of Pollen! – Bumblebee On Sunflower


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