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Teddy Bear's Picnic

By Lynniesefforts  
Another new bee to my garden today, the Teddy Bear Bee !! Another Aussie native Bee.
The teddy bear bee is stingless.
V2 is just your garden variety bee.

Big, super cute, well-rounded and fluffy, they’re often mistaken for a Bumble Bee (but there are no Bumble Bees on mainland Australia). A solitary bee, 7-15mm long, the females lay their eggs in several cells at the end of a 10cm long burrow dug into soil, earth and creek banks. The males can often be found hanging out on plant stalks overnight. These bees are also buzz pollinators , like yesterday's blue banded bee, and make a distinctive hum as they fly about.

Thank you for all clicks and comments on my Blue Banded Bee.. she was back today, so hopefully I will be able to get a good image to put on here.

Tags: Australia Wildlife and nature Teddy Bear bee

Voters: ColleenA, Bzox, nonur and 41 more

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ColleenA Plus
4 322 4 Australia
6 Mar 2014 10:50AM
Great images Lynette, what an amazing bee, love his name....well captured...

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nonur Plus
8 17 11 Turkey
6 Mar 2014 11:00AM
V1 is my favourite, Lynette. Both are super images and they are impressive.
Wow Love the teddy bee great capture

Dave
Beautiful capture, great detail.
PhilT2 Plus
6 404 25 England
6 Mar 2014 12:23PM
Good crisp shots. V1 is my favourite
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 1:17PM
Super cute name for a bee - lovely clear images too. Smile

Carol
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 1:28PM
All bees like honey, so why not a Teddy Bear one. Two lovely pictures Lynette.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
6 Mar 2014 1:35PM
V1 is such a cutie,,,
looks like he is dancing to the flowers
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 1:51PM
Two stunning images Lynnette, the colour of which is absolutely beautiful especially in image number one.

Tegards NathanGrinGrinGrin
6 Mar 2014 2:33PM
Wonderful light and detail. Great shots.
Cheesey.
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
6 Mar 2014 3:07PM
Version 1 for me - excellent.

Ken
mrswoolybill Plus
10 990 1514 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 3:26PM
V1 is funny, slightly ungainly. Undercarriage down...
Moira
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
6 Mar 2014 3:57PM
Two superb images, especially V.1. Carol
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 69 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 4:53PM
Great shot !!......lovely looking bee....especially as he doesn't sting !!Smile
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
6 Mar 2014 5:39PM
Two excellent images Lynette.. V1 shines for me!!
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
6 Mar 2014 8:32PM
Two fine bee images Lynnie.
Good shots.
Mick.
JohnoP 11 2
6 Mar 2014 9:03PM
V1 gets my vote and award - lovely work. Grin John
V1 is Amazing Lynnie. Like V2 as well but V1 is special. Cathy
7 Mar 2014 12:55AM
Love the title. Difficult image, but have done with great aplomb.
Very beautiful captures! - V1 for me too.It is excellent.- Very well done , Lynette! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 108 14 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2014 7:17AM
Love your teddy bear bee Lynette 2 great imagesSmile

Cliff
Excellent shot - very well taken - it's so hard to get them in flight. Well done!
7 Mar 2014 10:30AM
2 Great detailed captures
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2014 5:34PM
V1 is superb. Great timing and focused really well. In flight shots are very difficult but you have nailed this one. Can I suggest to improve the comp you could try and crop some of the RHS and a little off the top so the bee sits in a third of the imageWinkGrin
Ryan

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