18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Honeybee at work

Honeybee collecting pollen from white achillea flower. She moistens the forelegs with its protruding tongue and brushed the pollen that has collected on its head, body, and legs. Then the pollen is transferred and packed on to the stiff hairs of the hind legs.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Sumiko Scott