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TinyBee_on_Poppy_8530a

A tiny bee, probably Lasioglossum species, gathering pollen from a California Poppy. These bees are also called sweat bees since they're allegedly attracted to the salt in sweat. Compare this year's specimen to an earlier one here:

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Taken on April 14, 2013