There were several of these around the currently rare flowering plants in the park. They were so big, almost hummingbird size with wings that went as fast. Amazing proboscis
Feels a little more like spring seeing this today. He found one of the very few flowering things around, been a cold and dry February and March.
Two bees in battle, one attempting copulation. Both rolling around in the street...finally the aggressor gave up and flew away.
They are 2 completely different species!
Drinking from NZ Flax flowers, with orange pollen all over its forehead. Seen from Tui Street, appropriately.
I am interested in seeing what kind of pollinators people find in their area. Some think it is just honey bees, but it is so much more than that.
Butterflies, skippers, moths, , birds, bats, beetles, flies, mosquitoes, ants, wasps and bees.
What are you seeing on the flowers right now?