Category: bee behavior

Summer flower 12: Alfalfa

Tweet Family: Fabaceae Genus: Medicago Species: M. sativa Common names: lucerne ZBAS 2 Alfalfa probably has enough nectar, only if… read more Summer flower 12: Alfalfa

Summer flower 11: Red clover

Tweet Family: Fabaceae Genus: Trifolium Species: T. pratense Common names: red clover ZBAS 4 Years ago beekeeping friends (father and… read more Summer flower 11: Red clover

Beehavior 1: Colony wide Nasonov-pheromone releasing

Tweet1. Video of a behavior I did with my cell phone: This is the second time I saw this. The… read more Beehavior 1: Colony wide Nasonov-pheromone releasing

Spring flower 3: Scilla

Tweet Family  Asparagaceae Subfamily Scilloideae Genus Scilla Common name squill, scilla ZBAS*: 7 Scilla flowers is also an early spring… read more Spring flower 3: Scilla

Feeding Honey Bees

Tweet Download the Feeding Honey Bees PDF Zachary Huang Department of Entomology Michigan State University  A water feeder with twigs… read more Feeding Honey Bees

False queen in a laying worker colony

TweetAt the Friday lab meeting, I was told that one colony has become all “laying workers” by a visiting scholar… read more False queen in a laying worker colony

Bees foraging on catalpa leaves, anyone?

TweetOk, I have seen bees foraging on catalpa flowers, many years ago. In fact here are some pictures I took,… read more Bees foraging on catalpa leaves, anyone?

Reasons for obsessively shooting bees

TweetI get asked by many as to why I constantly take photographs of honey bees on flowers. Don’t they all… read more Reasons for obsessively shooting bees