Amateur photography, Ariel, Nature,

Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth


The Earth is for Miners

It’s not just man that digs and delves – these are tiny miner bees, notice their legs covered in pollen

They dig down and create little cone-shaped casts

Then one of them appears to guard the entrance

We have six or eight of their little mining casts in the centre of our drive at the moment

Weekly Photo Challenge

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7 responses

  1. Neat species! πŸ™‚

    April 20, 2017 at 8:40 pm

    • Thanks Tom, they’re interesting little creatures. We have to be careful not to step on their ‘mines’ when we walk down the drive!

      April 21, 2017 at 12:08 am

  2. Nice interpretation of the theme.

    April 20, 2017 at 9:38 pm

    • Thank you Margaret! πŸ™‚

      April 21, 2017 at 12:06 am

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    • Thanks Chris! πŸ™‚

      April 21, 2017 at 12:09 pm

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