Leafcutter Bee

This is probably the cutest bee species in the world.

Leaf-cutter Bees gather pollen on their abdomen, and you’ll often find them sticking their little butts in the air and brushing pollen onto it with their hind legs.

Timing is everything with this kind of image, as the bee is only on the flower for a few heartbeats and is never standing still. Many attempts are met with failure until the image you’re truly after is made – that’s par for the course in macro photography!

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