Natural History Photographs

Andrena haemorrhoa
Authority:(Fabricius, 1781)
English:Orange-tailed mining bee
Deutsch:Rotschopfige Sandbiene
Amstelveen, the Netherlands; 27 March 2011.
Amstelveen, the Netherlands; 28 March 2007.
Mating pair. The female was reluctant to continue copulation and tried desperately to relieve herself of the male.
Amstelveen, the Netherlands; 4 - 9 April 2007.
Female feeding on Dandelion (Taraxacum spec.).
Close to Fochteloërveen,
the Netherlands; 22 April 2007.
Female collecting pollen of Willow catkins (Salix spec.).