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Carpenter Bee

The Japanese Carpenter Bee takes a short rest before resuming its work harvesting nectar/pollen from the Yellow Cotton Flower in our garden.

Carpenter Bee

The Japanese Carpenter Bee takes a short rest before resuming its work harvesting nectar/pollen from the Yellow Cotton Flower in our garden.

comments (10)

  • Martine
  • France
  • 25 Feb 2018, 05:38
Si je comprends bien, ce sont des fleurs de coton, je ne savais pas qu'il en existait des jaunes. Je ne connaissais que les blanches.
Ray: Les arbres sont nommés Martine, mais ils ne sont pas utilisés pour la production de coton ... ils sont utilisés pour la fabrication de colorants jaunes, mais leur utilisation principale est l'embellissement des jardins et des routes.
Des abeilles bien utiles
Bonne journée
Ray: Les abeilles charpentières sont utiles pour la pollinisation, Claudine, mais ont une mauvaise réputation comme les gros trous à mâcher dans les bois exposés sur les maisons.
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 25 Feb 2018, 06:47
You cater for the many tastes of yoru dinners. I'm sure your "menu" is appreciated. by the diners.
Ray: It seems our guests are happy with the facilities we offer, Alan.
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 25 Feb 2018, 06:56
Worn out from the toil of extensive slurping I'd say..
Ray: Quite out of breath after a hard morning of slurping, Chris.
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 25 Feb 2018, 07:40
I love this image.
Ray: Then I have achieved my goal for today, Philine...thank you.
It is always good to find a pretty place if you need to rest.
Ray: Yes...people who try to design attractive highway rest stops are onto the right way of thinking, Mary.
  • Beth
  • United States
  • 25 Feb 2018, 13:31
Ray: Frames/Borders are not everyone's cup of tea, Beth, but I like to use them.

I am presently using a free App called "Fotor", which is available as a download for your desktop computer, or as an Android App. Fotor has a quite extensive set of frames/borders, and they are easy to use.
It's at the top of the tree where the air is cooler picking up the breeze.
Ray: Could be as you suggest, Brian.
it took me a minute to find the bee Ray...bur i did....petersmile
Ray: Well done, Peter!
What a great photo, Ray!
Ray: I am pleased you like it, Elizabeth.

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