"There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion" Francis Bacon 1561-1626

Friday, 16 May 2014

There’s a Bee in the House

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It’s 8.30 am, a little Osmia rufa male with his ginger moustache (how hip is that) is peeping out of his overnight accommodation. He’s warming up in the sun before going out to chase girls..

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Next to him one of the holes has been filled.
Yes, the mason bees are  busy in the beehouse.

2 comments:

Tammie Lee said...

this is so cool. did you make the house for them? if so, did you bate it with honey or something?

sharp green pencil said...

Hi Tammie. If you give them a nest site they like they just come along .. no persuasion needed!