" He shouldn't be out" by mrcoradour

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" The first fine day we’ve had, we went for a stroll,. and saw this chap out gathering necter"

“Vital pollinators of crops and wildflowers, bumblebees are particularly effective with tomatoes, as their buzz frequency releases large pollen loads. All bumblebees form small colonies, visiting flowers as far as 2km away to feed on the nectar and gather pollen. The pollen coats the bee’s hairy body and is then combed into a pollen basket. Usually, only the queens survive the winter, so there’s no need for bumblebees to store large quantities of honey in the hive. Of the 250 known species, 24 are found in the UK but only six of these are a familiar sight in our gardens.”

(Source BBC Nature)

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My Formative years were spent between two wartime airfields, so each night was spent sleeping in shelters, and school was always tense as dogfights were being fought overhead,
We made our own amusement in those days, and presents were second hand wooden toys if any could be found.
My teenage life found me on Motorbikes and fast cars.
My Later life was dogged by peaks and troughs of health problems.

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  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradourover 1 year ago

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    mrcoradourover 1 year ago

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 1 year ago

    His clock is all wrong!! lol. What a super image Malcolm.

  • Hello Angie. much appreciate your kind comment

    – mrcoradour

  • Jack Ryan
    Jack Ryanover 1 year ago

    Great find…excellent image.

  • Morning Jack thank you for your kind comment

    – mrcoradour

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • Thank you Ray much appreciated

    – mrcoradour

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 1 year ago

    Like you, she’s an opportunist taking advantage of the day, eh? Grand shot. Our bumblebees are all sleeping soundly, I think, even though it is VERY warm today (63 degrees F; 17 C).

  • Gosh I waish it was that warm here, cheers Shelia

    – mrcoradour

  • naturelover
    natureloverover 1 year ago

    Great colour and detail Malcolm. Fantastic shot x

  • Thank you very much indeed Pauline,xxx

    – mrcoradour

  • JDL15
    JDL15over 1 year ago

    super cash well presented

  • Thank you very much John

    – mrcoradour

  • David Davies
    David Daviesover 1 year ago

    What a silly bee! Well seen, Malcolm.

  • Thank you David I reckon he’s bee nthere before LOL

    – mrcoradour

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 1 year ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Beautiful Work

  • Thank you very much Ann

    – mrcoradour

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