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Sunset July 14, 2019
A dramatic land formation at Zabriskie Point, Death Valley.
King Ludwig's castle in the sky.
Aphid Superhighway
Sibling adventure.
Mating Kinnarid Planthoppers
My backyard oasis...Chicago, Illinois
Early morning Riding
Wedding Couple
Bear Tails
Mountain Ash
Male Lasioglossum imbrex Sweat Bees settling in for the night
Lost Sunset
A river winding through the Smoky Mountains.
Our pet cat in the backyard
Ex-Soviet Dreams
Rock along path from Cogee to Bondi
Paroxysm of Phantoms
Foxy Lady
Soviet-Bloc Woman
Fall in love with the sky
Infrared Resevoir
Paradise view
17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Male Lasioglossum imbrex Sweat Bees settling in for the night

Male Lasioglossum bees often form aggregates to sleep at night in plants. Here, I observed about 10 individuals settling into this Echeveria pulvinata succulent.

TAGS: Bee, California, Native

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Vista, California, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Heather Broccard-Bell.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2019
Total Views: 62
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 17, 2019, 10:57 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Focal Length: 65mm
Shutter Speed: 1/179
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Vista, California, United States of America