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A Chimney Bee collecting pollen

This native Chimney Bee (Diadasia nitidifrons) is busy collecting a load of pollen to feed her offspring from a Chaparral Mallow (Malacothamnus fasciculatus). She is a ground nester who builds a turret or "chimney" around the entrance to her nest.

TAGS: Bee, California, Insect, Macro

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© Tom Barnes.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2017
Total Views: 32
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 25, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
Camera Make: Panasonic
Camera Model: DMC-ZS40
Focal Length: 10.3mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f4.2
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