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Bumble Bees (Bombus) - 02
One of God's Little Folk

Bumble Bees (Bombus) - 02
(Bumble Bees (Bombus) - 02) This bumble bee has climbed up deep inside a short-spur columbine flower to eat some of the nectar. Bumble bees usually nest in holes in the ground or in other cavities. The nests are first constructed by over-wintered queens in the spring. Upon emerging from hibernation, the bumble bee queen collects pollen and nectar from flowers and searches for a suitable new nest site. They rarely return to their old nest site. Bumble bee nests a much smaller that honey bee nests, and usually average less than 200 bees. Once the queen has found a site, she prepares wax pots to store food and wax cells into which eggs are laid.
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