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Featured in “The World As We See It, or as we missed it” 5-23-2011

This is one little guy that is doing his business and pays no attention to who is around (with a camera) to capture him in action!!! I even talk to the bees…never in my life have I ever been stung by a bee!!! While my friends scream and run, I stand still and talk to the bees LOL :o)

*Hymenoptera* is one of the largest orders of insects, comprising the sawflies, wasps, bees and ants. There are over 130,000 recognized species, with many more remaining to be described. The name refers to the heavy wings of the insects, and is derived from the Ancient Greek?µ (hymen): membrane and pte? (pteron): wing. The hindwings are connected to the forewings by a series of hooks called hamuli.
Females typically have a special ovipositor for inserting eggs into hosts or otherwise inaccessible places. The ovipositor is often modified into astinger. The young develop through complete metamorphosis — that is, they have a worm-like larval stage and an inactive pupal stage before they mature.

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I love the arts…nature…animals…
I find my peace while photographing
the beauty around me…
sunrises, sunsets, trees, flowers, animals,
the lake, architecture…
I also like to draw and back in the 80s, I loved all of the work by
Patrick Nagel, and I was doing drawings like his!!!

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Comments

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonover 3 years ago

    Fab capture Dawn

  • TY very much Barry :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • virginian
    virginianover 3 years ago

    He is busy. Looks like he and the flower are suspended in air.

  • LOL…TY very much Judy, I didn’t want the stem in the shot…looks like he pulled the whole flower off the stem and is flying away with it!!! LOL :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 3 years ago

    Well done Dawn..cheers.

  • TY very much Warren :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...over 3 years ago

    Great shot! He’s a fuzzy wuzzy for sure! =D

  • LOL…they are so cute!!! TY very much Dee :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • trish725
    trish725over 3 years ago

  • TY so very much Trish :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous capture Dawn!

  • TY so very much Istvan and for the fave :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • maggie326
    maggie326over 3 years ago

    Great capture Dawn lovely image

  • TY so very much Maggie and for the fave :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 3 years ago

    gorgeous capture

  • TY so very much and for the fave :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroover 3 years ago

    Beautiful, and congratulations!!

  • TY very much Glenn :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • Katy Breen
    Katy Breenover 3 years ago

    Amazing detail and color. His personality shines through, as long as its from a distance lol!! xox

  • LOL…TY so very much…I talk to these little guys and get close…never ever been bitten :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

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