Busy Bee on Sunday

Busy Bees Sunday Selfie Picture

Today’s selfie is un-BEE-lievably special! We have a real busy bee!  

Our current Summer here in New Zealand has been a bit unsteady but threw us a good day this Saturday, and while mum and dad sat out on the deck with a cup of coffee, they spotted a magnificent bee on our heuchera plant! On the heuchera the leaves are love down and the flower stems thin with very small flowers scattered at the top.  All of us thought the flowers were far top small for a busy bee to collect from, but how wrong we were!

Busy Bee on Sunday


The bee was having a great time collecting tiny bits of pollen, so mum grabbed her iPhone hoping to grab a halfway decent shot of the lovely creature before it flew away. This was ‘touch and go’ as getting close to a bee isn’t always a clever idea, and they are small so might not even come even come out in a smartphone picture!

Busy Bee flies in our New Zealand summer  

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12 thoughts on “Busy Bee on Sunday

  1. Kitties Blue

    That final photo is amazing. We can see that fly’s wing moving. We had no idea an iPhone could take such and amazing photo. Thanks for always hopping. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo and Cooper Murphy


  2. speedyrabbit

    We love Bee’s they such an important job,xx Speedy


  3. meowmeowmans

    We think these pictures BEE pretty awesome! 🙂


  4. Maggie

    I love those bee-utiful photographs. It’s all Snow White here, so it’s especially nice to see your green.


  5. The Island Cats

    That bee didn’t even slow down when he posed for that selfie. Good one!


  6. LP

    Those are great bee selfies! 🙂 Enjoy your sunny day!

    the critters in the cottage xo


  7. Jean Dion

    I love bees! We planted a crop of lavender plants outside my writing studio for the bees to feast on. I love hearing their hums as I work. Thankfully, they’re not terribly interested in stinging me. I think they’re too busy eating!

    Jean from Welcome to the Menagerie


  8. The Swiss Cats

    Wonderful guest selfie ! Purrs


  9. Brian Frum

    The bee darn good photos!


  10. Ellen Pilch

    Those are Bee-utiful selfies.


  11. Hairballs and Hissyfits

    great photos!! And thanks for sharing-we just had 10 cm of snow drop here in Guelph Ontario Canada and seeing a bee gathering pollen is just what we needed to see!


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