20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pollinator at work

Bees were busy pollinating flowers of all kinds when I visited Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna, VA. This bee was coated in pollen and was doing his best to pollinate the many nearby purple flowers.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Vienna, Virginia, United States of America
Copyright: © Doug O’Boyle