Saturday, September 01, 2012

Bumblebee Bonanza

In the hot summer months, flowers are few and far between. I recently found some blooming Bull Thistles that were a huge attraction for bumblebees.

At a time when nectar is hard to find, even a prickly lunch is a huge bonanza. -- Margy

14 comments:

  1. You gotta do what you gotta do. ;-)

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  2. THe thistles are beautiful!

    Visiting from Camera Critters.

    Pets & Critters Nook

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  3. I haven't seen too many bees around this summer. Good to see them in your photo.

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  4. I love thistles!

    Hopping by from Camera Critters.
    Flowers and Butterfly

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  5. Cool picture, Margy.
    Boy you guys got lots going. Stardom, Blackberry Jam and potatoes. And to cap it off---living on the Lake. MB

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  6. The bee may be small but the thistles are beautiful. Thanks for comment on my post and I wish you a great Sunday!

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  7. Simply beautiful.

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  8. I keep trying to shoot bees, but most of the time they don't cooperate. Your picture is great. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  9. einfach SCHÖN..hier sitzen sie auch auf den Disteln und sammeln

    LG vom katerchen
    http://katerchen.designblog.de

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  10. Good to see some bees are doing well.

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  11. i love those bright thistles. :)

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  12. Thanks everyone for stopping by to comment on my Camera Critter post this week. While I've been stung by a honey bee, I've never seen bumble bees become aggressive. Even when they built a nest in the ceiling of our cabin. Now that was an experience. - Margy

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