19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Honeybee brood chambers

Honeybee queens lay eggs into honey-comb cells. The new bees develop and chew out of the cell when mature. In winter laying stops and the cells are empty. This is an empty brood frame built by bees from their wax.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Camera: iPhone 11
Copyright: © Mark Prescott