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Carpenter Bee in my Rose Garden

This afternoon I tried to capture a few good pictures of a carpenter bee that was pollinating my rose bushes. This is a valley carpenter bee (Xylocopa varipuncta). The male of this species is gold and the female is a … Continue reading

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A Bee in my Rose Garden

This evening when I got home from work I was taking a few pictures in my rose garden when I heard the loud buzzing of a bee. Recently I have been getting closeups of the rose buds on my St. … Continue reading

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