Insects in Flight

Challenge #59 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here's your chance to show us these amazing insects with their wings in action. showing off their beauty, colours, and speed. The insects should be flying around in their natural environment. Macro and close-up shots welcome. Size: MAXIMUM 1,600px on LONGER SIDE.
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Working Bee
by RuthC
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A bee heads for the callistemon blossom, and will be rewarded with lots of pollen and nectar.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 2nd July, 2013 11:54 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 20th November, 2010
Focal length: 5.8 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F2.8
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Notes: Hand-held, natural light.
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