Your kind reactions to my latest flutterby in the meadow were very kind, you cheered me up a lot!
The big black bee (Chalicodoma parietina methinks) hangs on to the sage in our garden. They seem to love it even more than I do.
no two is not there for its artisitic merit, i just added a closer crop to show her hairy legs!
n9 3 shows a 'standard' B so that you get an idea of the size