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fotobee Plus
5 4 3 South Africa
27 Mar 2015 5:18AM
A beautiful photograph, John! Unusual to see both bees and a butterfly drinking nectar from the same flower. We have a total war here, over the pink flowers of the Coral creeper. It is much sought after by both the Painted Lady butterflies, and the bees, which have a nest nearby. The bees mob the butterflies, who flap their wings furiously to dislodge them. However, the bees always win. At one stage there were over 25 butterflies on the vine, but they have almost disappeared now. Regards Martin

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LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 99 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2015 6:22AM
Wow, what an exceptional image of this Bugfest! Take a well deserved user award from me.
PranavMishra 7 52 17 India
27 Mar 2015 6:29AM
lovely..
Andysnapper 11 109 25 England
27 Mar 2015 6:40AM
No room at the inn... Super shot John, very interesting to see this behaviour... or should that be bee-hiveiour Grin

Andy
27 Mar 2015 8:00AM
Excellent capture John, like the pov,
Fred.
Ray12 6 150 1 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2015 8:02AM
Brilliant love it Smile This flower isn't big enough for the both of us.
27 Mar 2015 8:10AM
Absolutely stunning John, beautiful colours and superb detail Smile
Jan
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2015 8:48AM
Whoah......so many critters in the one image
Right place
Right time
Right photographer
Nikonuser1 Plus
6 159 16 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2015 8:59AM
A excellent capture JohnGrinGrin

Cliff
Irishkate Plus
8 41 115 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2015 9:58AM
Wow that's some African sunshine and colour!
Popular flower!
Kate GrinGrinGrin
27 Mar 2015 10:06AM
excellent John love the edges of the butterfly wings sharp and defined

Graham
27 Mar 2015 10:42AM
Excellent capture well spotted

David
Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2015 11:37AM
AMAZING! Grin
Nature at it's best... Great capture.
IB
27 Mar 2015 12:03PM
Wow - a stunning image - I love the POV, John.

RichardSmileSmile
NDODS Plus
8 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2015 2:40PM
Simply superb.. A beautifully crisp and sharp capture with lots of wonderful interest.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
27 Mar 2015 3:28PM
Absolutely stunning John. Love your pov, the colours and detail are beautiful GrinGrin

Kathryn
taggart Plus
14 47 13 United States
27 Mar 2015 4:00PM
Wat a great capture-- all those bees and a butterfly--- the flower must be ripe with pollen! Fabulous image!
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2015 4:53PM
A glorious shot
Ju
fentiger 18 918 24 England
27 Mar 2015 5:20PM
A very fine macro capture. Well done!

Albert
ali63 7 778 1 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2015 6:19PM
Amazing image John,

Ali Grin
Maiwand 12 3 73 England
27 Mar 2015 7:30PM
Excellent shot John. Superb closeup.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
JohnoP 14 2
27 Mar 2015 7:52PM
Fabulous John....a real hive of activity here! Smile John
capto Plus
7 5.7k 10 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2015 10:26PM
That must be one very tasty flower.Smile

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