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Offline BoBn

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Bee on helenium
« on: August 25, 2009, 07:30:55 AM »
Her wings are still moving.  They were rapidly collecting nectar and pollen.  They were moving so quickly, that I had to take about 10 pictures to get one good one. You can see the dark orange pollen on her legs.
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Re: Bee on helenium
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2009, 07:54:16 AM »
Bee-utiful shot! :-D
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Re: Bee on helenium
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2009, 08:25:51 AM »
Very disappointing......  I read the topic as "Bee on HELIUM"   :idunno:

Very nice picture though....
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Re: Bee on helenium
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2009, 12:16:54 AM »
Very disappointing......  I read the topic as "Bee on HELIUM"   :idunno:

Very nice picture though....

Thats how I read it also.

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Re: Bee on helenium
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2009, 01:09:51 AM »
How funny is that, I did too and I was like who the heck put helium in a hive? :-D

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Re: Bee on helenium
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2009, 08:02:49 PM »
Hey, that gives me an idea.  How about really small balloons filled with helium glued to bees for use in finding feral hives.  Hmm.  Should at least get a good laugh watching a bee try to pull the balloon home.  LOL.
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Re: Bee on helenium
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2009, 11:36:51 AM »
Bee-nuts, beautiful, beautiful shot.  I don't know what is wrong with some of our forum friends, helium, oh brother, smiling  ;) :) :) :).  Being a "flower girl", I knew right away that the word was "helenium" not "helium".  Giving you all a hard time, and you know who you are, smiling.    I grow a perennial (well it grows itself) called Gaillardia (Blanket Flower), it has very similar coloring to your flower and looks similar in petal growth.  The bees go nuts on it, and I am not exaggerating one little bit.  Anyways, beautiful, thanks for sharing.  Have that most awesome and wonderful day, great health.  Cindi
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