21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Sweat Bees are some of the prettiest native solitary bees around. This bush had dozens pollenating its flowers, and the bees were moving as fast as possible to get as much nectar and pollen as they could.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Muskego, wi, United States of America
Camera: E-M1MarkII
Copyright: © Benjamin Gauthier