Friday, June 11, 2010

I tried to find them in a more dignified position...

...but these little bees wouldn't sit for their portrait unless they are occupied with something more important. (making baby bees on my kitchen window sill!) They are pretty, with reddish brown furry backs. The nearest I come to an ID is to say they look like Mining Bees--andrena nitida. Discovering this possibility taught me more about bees than I previously knew.

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Haha--another kind of mask

One of our home grown potatoes seemed to smile at me as it was readied for cook pot.