Common Eastern Bumble Bee (Bombus impatiens) gathers some orangey-brown pollen from the Wild Rhododendron (Rhododendron maximum) in June. She will take it back to the hive, pack it firmly into comb cells and mixed it with a small amount of honey so that it won’t spoil.
© Jean Gregory Evans
Photo taken in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina, USA in Macon County near the small town of Franklin.
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS 1/160s 80mm f/2.8 ISO-160
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