Cuckoo bee!


This weekend I spotted this cuckoo bee, a female coelioxys on the naked buckwheat blossoms.

These bees are natural enemies of other bee species.

The cuckoo bees steal the other bee species nests, nectar and pollen meant for the others' brood-cells.

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Recipe Exchange @ 9pm!

bees in the bay breeze
 

For years I have been sharing ideas, gardening tips and recipes  with family, friends and colleagues.

And now I'd like to share them with you!

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