They look a little different this side of the pond. Doesn't stop them from being complete bastards though. Very aggressive species. This is the only thing I'm scared of! you should see me run like a child when one starts buzzing around me.
This guy is covered in pollen, must have been feeding on nectar recently. Look at those mega jaws! Perfectly capable of tearing wood from trees to build nests.
Stacked from 23 images with the El-Nikkor 50mm f/2.8
Hallmen style beauty dish with a Nikon SB24 for lighting.