Natural History Photographs

Apis mellifera
English:Western honey bee
Amstelveen, the Netherlands; 15 March 2007.
Amstelveen, the Netherlands; 28 March - 1 April 2007.
Females collecting pollen at Willow catkins (Salix spec.)
Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 18 July 2018.
Females collecting honeydew on Reed (Phragmites australis).
Charamida (Lesbos), Greece; 3 April 2019.
Female collecting honeydew from Marchalina hellenica on the Pine tree, Pinus brutia. This is the source of Pine honey, produced in the eastern Mediterranean and especially in Turkey.