Bee Spotlight: Alfalfa Leafcutter Bee | 10% Beneficiary to shy-fox


Right after getting done with the landscapes, when I turned back, I spotted this little bee was perching on the wild grass. This required me to switch the gear, as it was not covered by a DSLR, to the smartphone. As I told you, I always prepared myself with two types of camera, DSLR, and smartphone when heading to the hunting spots. It was almost dark, and this bee was seemingly calm so I could manage to take some shots but when I was trying to get another shot, it flew to another bee colony, look like it was seeking help. It was clearly like a stranger among those bees and it can be seen from the look of two different kinds of bees trying to mingle in. I started to mainly focus on this alfalfa bee as I thought, it was great to have it among those bees. Alfalfa leafcutter bees are mostly brown and black with fairly smooth fur when viewed from above. They have slightly pointed abdomens and carr y pollen on special velcro-like hairs under their abdomen (called scopa). the alfalfa leafcutting bee is a solitary bee in the family Megachilidae, in the genus Megachile.

M. rotundata are solitary, tunnel-nesting bees that will reuse holes drilled by other insects or animals, as well as hollow reeds and flower stems to make their nest cavities.source






CameraSmartphone Xiaomi
CategoryInsect Photography
LensExtreme Lensbong Macro/Modified Macro lens
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good click brother...will be my inspiration taken

very beautiful, you have taken it very well and perfectly, from all angles that you document via smartphone. i am fascinated to see your picture

thank you for sharing

Wow, these are very beautiful photos, all photos look perfect 🤩

They look a lot scarier because of the different shapes of eyes and horns. However, the scenes are very beautifully captured.

এই প্রাণীগুলো খুবই ভয়ঙ্কর। তবে এই প্রাণীগুলোর ফটোগ্রাফি আপনি খুব ঝুঁকির সাথে করেছেন। ধন্যবাদ আপনাকে শেয়ার করার জন্য

this is very beautiful, and also must have skills in taking pictures 👍

Macro photography is obviously great and when it is of such kind what you have shared is obviously excellent.

Good click brother