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~A Very Friendly Mining Bee~ | by Eddie The Bugman
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~A Very Friendly Mining Bee~

Finally got near to an Andrena sp Mining Bee with my MP-E, this little one was really checking out my camera and was having a real nosey, I found an area of fences where these kept landing frequently, after a lot of failed attempts at creeping up on these with my camera, this one decided to stay put, they are very attractive little Bee's these, I think this might be a male Andrena fulva, as the females were also landing on the fence as well. However, I may be proven wrong as I am hopeless putting an ID to these Andrena species Bee's.


Hope everyone is having a great week, hoping for good weather this weekend and a possible early wake up :o)




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Taken on April 10, 2012