Nature's Place

Cold Bee

Small bee, or wasp, enjoying the regurgitation of some nectar, or something else. In and out, in …

*Click on the pictures for a proper look … and click again

… and out … Sitting out the passing clouds on a cold winter’s day as she savoured this tasty drop.

Ready then to set off into the wild green garden, no thought for any future.

Sense is too good, to a bee and me, to spoil it with thinking.

There’s a cold wind off the sea that reaches inland and chills the garden.

The small creatures feel it, especially when the sun goes in.

But then the sun comes out again.

What a life …

© Mark BerkeryClick on those pictures for a closer lookand click again.



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  1. James Niland said, on 19/05/2020 at 7:25 pm

    I’ve never seen such photos of our local stingless bee. Thank you for showing us what your local beauty looks like. I’ve been trying to get shots of this bee for a while now and I know how hard it is. Hat off to your skill and appreciation <3

    btw it’s Tetragonula carbonaria,our local stingless bee

  2. Nil said, on 18/05/2020 at 9:02 pm


  3. Dee said, on 18/05/2020 at 4:32 am


    • Mark said, on 18/05/2020 at 5:40 pm

      It seems that way sometimes, magical nature … can help on the quest for the holy grail.

  4. krikitarts said, on 17/05/2020 at 6:40 pm

    She is beautiful.

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