15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Bee getting nectar from swamp milkweed.

I have a swamp milkweed plant that I bought to attract monarch butterflies. I spent some time with my Nikon, trying to capture the butterflies. I've yet to see one, but I did capture this bee taking the nectar.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Kim Little