Bumble bee with shiny wings on dandelion petals

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    Big bumble bee sipping nectar from a bright yellow dandelion flower, standing with its long slim feet on the small petals. The wings are transparent but still reflect some of the intense light from the sun.

    1. lexusinabasket 29 months ago | reply

      That's not a bumblebee, that's actually a syrphid fly (also known as flower fly or hoverfly), family Syrphidae. It only has two wings and it's not fuzzy like a bumblebee. I love these guys, it's really cool to watch them fly around like little helicopters because they really do hover a lot!

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