To Be a Bee

A busy Honey Bee on an Indian Blanket Flower near the South Loop trailhead.
Note the pollen on her hind leg. The honey bee has hair on each of its hind legs which helps collect the pollen. As she walks around the bloom, pollen balls up on her leg.
Sadly, the number of bees in Mount Charleston, Nevada has been decreasing during the last few years.
Taken in the summer of 2007.


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Afzal - Jan 13, 2008 12:05 pm - Voted 10/10

Fantastic Shot!

Fantastic Shot! Thanks for sharing. Cheers, Afzal

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Jan 14, 2008 12:32 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Fantastic Shot!

Thank you Afzal. The bees in Mount Charleston are very nice. For the last 7 years of hiking there I only got stung once and I always "bug" them with my camera;)
Regards, Anya.


lcarreau - Jan 13, 2008 4:16 pm - Voted 10/10

I've heard about

the decreasing bee populations. The same
rings true in central Arizona.
Anya, I need a confirmation. Please CLICK!


stjepan - Feb 24, 2008 2:36 pm - Voted 10/10




BazZ - Mar 13, 2008 3:43 pm - Voted 10/10


I missed this one. Great shot.

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Mar 15, 2008 1:01 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Hey

Thanks BazZ. Bees are great models, except they hardly ever want to look in the camera ;) Greetings, AJ.

dai tora

dai tora - Jun 8, 2009 12:57 pm - Voted 10/10

cute photo

Be(e)autiful photo

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