Roosting Bees

Roosting Bees – Photo Gallery Photos of males roosting on branches. You can see resin on their legs and the branch has also been coated in resin. Quote from The Australian Native Bee Book – page 28 “the males collected outside the nest may be smeared with resin. This may serve some function during courtship […]

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Photos 2021

Newly emerged bees are pale coloured – Tetragonula carbonaria Photos of males roosting on branches. You can see resin on their legs and the branch has also been coated in resin. Quote from The Australian Native Bee Book – page 28 “the males collected outside the nest may be smeared with resin. This may serve […]

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Bee Expo 2017 – Photos

Another year for the Bee Expo at Imbil Qld Australia. Plenty of exhibitors, demonstrations and people! Photo above: Ann from Hive Haven, with the latest model boxes. Ann and Jeff are always happy to spend the time talking to people about Hive Haven’s box developments. They have invested a lot of time and money in the […]

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Photos 2017

A collection of photos from 2017 Below – Stingless Bee on a Marigold Flower Below – Homalictus on a Marigold Below – Homalictus – Bubbling Nectar – They send out the Nectar and take it back in repeatedly to reduce the water content… Below – Honey Bees also like Marigolds Below – Blue Banded Bee […]

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Macro Photography Tips

Here’s some quick tips for starting out in Macro Macro photography can be very challenging. You need patience, and the only way to get the shots you want is to practice. Besides patience and practice, I’ve found over the years that good light really makes the photo. In this article I try to cover these […]

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Photos 2016

A few photos for 2016 Below – Native Solitary Bee – Homalictus. It has a nest burrowed in to the ground. The purple/blue flower is Salvia. Native Bee – Megachile Native Bee – Leafcutter Megachile My first Blue Banded Bee for the season!!… Arabica Coffee Plant flowers.  12/11/2016 Hoverfly – harmless to native bees Below – Native Stingless […]

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