NS3206 : Bumblebee on a lettuce

taken 23 days ago, near to Crosshill, South Ayrshire, Scotland

Bumblebee on a lettuce
Bumblebee on a lettuce
To my surprise, this bumblebee settled on a lettuce leaf and stayed there for several minutes. It seemed to be using the space as a safe place for a sort of wash & brush-up. Once it had restored everything into good order, it flew off to the foxgloves.

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NS3206, 237 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mary and Angus Hogg   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 22 June, 2024   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 22 June, 2024
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3265 0656 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:19.4728N 4:38.3556W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3265 0656
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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