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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
13 Feb 2013 6:09AM
What amazing looking insects are these Carol !! I have never even heard of their existence let alone seen one !! Excellent photo - show us more pleeeez ?Smile

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13 Feb 2013 6:15AM
Stunning capture Carol!
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 6:30AM
Has spring arrived at last Carol great shot and detail.Smile
Andysnapper 9 109 25 England
13 Feb 2013 6:34AM
Excellent, lovely detail and more unusual insects.

dven Plus
12 25 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 6:50AM
Super detail, its unusual for only one image Carol

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
13 Feb 2013 6:57AM

Quote:Super detail, its unusual for only one image Carol


They don't hang around long enough to take more than one image GrinGrinGrin Carol
KarenFB Plus
11 5.0k 171 England
13 Feb 2013 7:13AM
There's a lovely 'fresh' feeling to this image and those bees are absolutely gorgeous! Smile
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 7:17AM
They are so beautifully marked. Lovely.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 7:22AM
fantastic detail carol brilliant colours and comp a cracker nice one Wink
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 7:40AM
they really are tucking in ....
Meheecho 5 275 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 7:53AM
Another fine presentation
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
13 Feb 2013 7:55AM
Never seen the like but then you are always introducing us to something new. Impressive macro photography again.

13 Feb 2013 8:08AM
Great light Carol, lovely detail and brilliant coloursSmileSmile
13 Feb 2013 8:09AM
wow nature sure is tops Carol i never even new there was such a bee ! stunning shots
Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
13 Feb 2013 8:16AM
Lovely bright green tones, and well composed in portrait format, Carol. Very summery nevermind spring GrinGrin

LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 8:25AM
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1887 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 8:30AM
Busy, busy, busy...
8 10 10 England
13 Feb 2013 8:48AM
Never knew of these - great capture .
mossy 5 46 1 England
13 Feb 2013 8:58AM
Those are a bit different, i feel a google coming on.Grin
13 Feb 2013 9:30AM
Super macro Carol,
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
13 Feb 2013 9:44AM
It's a nice time of year with the spring flowers starting to show, and this is a superb shot with very fine detail of some with their visitors, Carol.
orts 6 4 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 9:47AM
Beautiful shot.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 10:05AM
Aren't they just great looking little fellows... Marvellous capture again Carol... love it.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 10:24AM
That is brilliant Carol! the details captured
are as crisp and clear as they should be
great shot
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
13 Feb 2013 10:40AM
Fantastic and beautiful image,Carol,very well done,
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 10:40AM
Never seen these, fantastic shot Carol, so much detail. You were to quick for me today.
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
13 Feb 2013 10:44AM
They look like the giants of the bee family. A superb image Carol.
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
13 Feb 2013 11:02AM
Composition and colours are excellent Carol, great macro photography.


rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
13 Feb 2013 11:16AM
Very unusual Bee's captured here Carol. Nature at work Smile
13 Feb 2013 11:35AM
Una captura excelente..
13 Feb 2013 11:38AM
deserves a UA but already issued today very fine capture here Carol love it

Stace Plus
9 2 2 England
13 Feb 2013 11:39AM
a fine image Carol

TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 11:41AM
Superb shot, Carol.
ColleenA Plus
5 354 5 Australia
13 Feb 2013 12:22PM
Fantastic close up, well doneGrin
Irishkate Plus
7 41 113 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 12:34PM
With the snow falling here fast today, the thought of longhorn bees and meadows sounds a dream.
Beautiful image Carol.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 12:45PM
OH! WOW! Fantastic
13 Feb 2013 12:45PM
Excellent, Carol. Superbly sharp. A beautiful 'two for the price of one' SmileSmile

EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
13 Feb 2013 12:47PM
Amazing looking Bees and what a lovely image they make along with those pretty Vetch flowers. No Bee in its right mind would be around here at the moment with the snow coming down sideways!!

helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 1:19PM
Excellent clarity with this capture Carol - SmileSmile
jgmford 10 England
13 Feb 2013 1:26PM
Another super detail capture Carol, great detail super colours, love your composition, very well done. Jeff SmileSmile
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
13 Feb 2013 1:42PM
Excellent as always.......Sandy
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
13 Feb 2013 1:43PM
I'm always happy to see bees Carol - the declining population of bees in the world is troubling.

I've never seen longhorn bees and feel quite rightly that we should have them in Texas - this is after all the state of longhorn cattle.............

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
13 Feb 2013 2:42PM
A bee-autiful shot, Carol, two for the price of one here! Wink
Trev Smile
The dual longhorn bees well captured, Carol, though heads hidden. - Raja.
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 4:16PM
You have BEEn busy! Wink Brilliant shot - well captured! Smile
RuthyJ 11 England
13 Feb 2013 4:32PM
Wow!! thet're different. Love the flower they are investigating too. Great shot carol.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.3k 30 England
13 Feb 2013 5:30PM
Aw, very pretty bees. Smile
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
13 Feb 2013 6:00PM
Wonderful shot. Great detail.

13 Feb 2013 6:25PM
Outstanding capture, Carol.

1881 6 India
13 Feb 2013 6:26PM
Stunning capture.

13 Feb 2013 7:03PM
Fabulous image and capture Carol, timed to perfection Smile
suemason 11 2 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 7:57PM
Fab detail, brilliant colours. Great shot. Sue x
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
13 Feb 2013 8:20PM
Excellent closeup Carol.
13 Feb 2013 8:30PM
Wonderful image Carol, superb detail and colour Smile
JimV 11 6 3 Canada
14 Feb 2013 5:34AM
You only need one shot when it is as good as this, absolutely fantastic Carol!
Rgds., Jim
14 Feb 2013 9:52AM
Excellent close up Carol..Lin
Tibetan 5 3 England
16 Feb 2013 2:58PM
Brilliant don't have these either well taken Carol, like it, regards leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
17 Feb 2013 8:42PM
You've been a busy bee Carol, a fine shot of these big buzzers
Stumpy 11 12 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2013 8:02PM
Stunning shot Carol of the Solitary Bee "Eucera longicornis" I have never seen one in my part of Herefordshire. If you want to find out more about the Bee's you take a lot of photo's of, get yourself the book "Bees of Surrey by David W. Baldock " it is very informative.

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