18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Honey bee in mid-flight between two dandelions.

Our neighbor has a bee hive, but for a while there we hardly any bees around. I looked down at our lawn here in Maine admiring the daffodils, and spotted this bee, excited to see that the bees were coming back!

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Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Copyright: © Maureen Mathieu