Bumblebees

Challenge #11 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Let us see your best photos of those large, hairy, jumbo jets of the bee family. Just bumblebees, not honey bees, carpenter bees, native bees; NO hover flies etc. The bee/bees must be outside, on flowers, leaves, buzzing around, or just doing what bumblebees do; NOT under studio lights. Check Wikipedia for information about bumblebees. SIZE DOES MATTER: See below!
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How do these things fly?
Bubble
Bumblebee In the Crepe Myrtle
Bumble on Thistle
Busy Bee
time to make the honey
Bumble Bee
bee1
Busy Bumblebee
Kamene
Morning cup of nectar
Bumblebee on Snowdrop
Stick around
Pollen Scoffing
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Bumblebee in Allium Flower, Kew Gardens
Hunting for Nectar
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