20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sleeping Bees

Male bees (probably Melissodes bimaculata) hanging onto grass stems early in the morning. There's usually a few hanging in this same grass every morning in summer in my yard.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Park Forest, Il, United States of America
Copyright: © Teri Zandi