The sunlight gave a beautiful ‘high key’ effect to some of the pictures.
Can you see the pollen basket on the hind leg of the bee? Pollen is harvested and carried to the nest or hive.
A honeybee in mid-flight.
A honeybee dangling underneath a branch.
A honeybee in perfect alignment to the flower.
A bit of colour and sunshine to lift the spirits in the depths of Winter, some photographs from earlier in the year.
Green flowers – Ixia viridifloria. Introduced by Vita Sackville-West to Sissinghurst, from South Africa.
A bee on purple salvia and a meadow of Marguerite daisies.
I captured this little honeybee on an apple tree. It has a pollen basket on its hind legs.
A honey bee, a bumble bee, a Silver-studded blue butterfly, sunflower seeds and a ladybird.