Cuckoo Bee

Uploaded: June 13, 2018 | Entered: June 13, 2018 04:52:25


They are not completely fuzzy like other bees. Instead, they look more like wasps.
Cuckoo Bee species vary in color. Some are yellow and black, others are red and black. Some have bands of color, others lack them. None of the adults have pollen baskets on their legs since they do not need to collect grains for offspring.

Exif: F Number: 13, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 6D


Shirley D. Freeman June 13, 2018

Nice closeup of the bee, Candace! I am not familiar with the Cuckoo Bee, but you presented it well. <>< #1709945

Emile Abbott level-classic June 13, 2018

Magnificent macro and thanks for the info, Candace. #11707674

John Connolly June 13, 2018

I have never heard of these bees before Candace! A great macro and thanks for all the info!

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