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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Lady in Black
Stranger On My Flower
Apidae Meliponinae
bee
Bee on Flower
Fluffy white bee
Head First
White Bee
bee
Carpenter Bee
Sunny bees
Bee Collecting Nectar & Pollen
The Monster Bee
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Banksia Bee
Blue-Banded Bee
Stingless Bee, Gathering Pollen
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