After cleaning out the flower on the right, this industrious honey bee moved to the next flower to complete filling its pollen sacs before returning to a hive somewhere by the Pacific Ocean.
Despite wildfire hazy sky and sometimes hazardous air, I hope October will once again be butterfly month in our backyard. So far I’ve seen/photographed a skipper, a painted lady and a cabbage white along with thousands of honey bees. In fact, I am clicking the camera to the constant drone of bees collecting nectar fromContinue reading “October: Butterfly Month”
After a five-year run the honey bees have “absconded,” meaning they left those wood boxes in our backyard and moved, I guess, to a nearby woodsy area. I wish them well.
Yesterday, on a walk, I spotted thousands of honey bees crammed into honeycombs hanging from a bare branched tree. The only bee hives that I’ve seen here over the past six years have been my own. Now, there is one a 1,000 feet away. I’m sure there are more that are out of sight. ThisContinue reading “Carmel Honey Bees”