Native & Wild Bees

Challenge #15 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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In this challenge show us your local bees: the carpenter, mason, blue-banded, miner, solitary bees, and any of the thousands of bee species which are not 'domesticated' Honey Bees, or Bumblebees, which had their own challenges recently. NO hover flies, spiders etc. The bee/bees must be outside, on flowers, leaves, buzzing around, or just doing what bees do; NOT under studio lights. Macro shots welcome. Google information for your local native or wild bees; or go to http://bugguide.net/node/view/8267/bgpage?from=0 SIZE DOES MATTER: See below.
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Carpenter Bee?
Bee on Sedum
Gotcha!
Working hard before fall frost
tinybees
bee in green (1 of 1)
Resting..
Dayton Valley Bees
misc
Yellow Kingdom
Buzzing around..
Peek-a-boo
Unknown species ( to me)
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Banksia Bee
Blue-Banded Bee
Stingless Bee, Gathering Pollen
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