Posts Tagged: Robbin Thorp
Thar's gold in them thar apple trees. Gold? When a rotten apple tree was cut down last week on...
A male Valley carpenter bee (right) peers from a hole. A female (all females are solid black) occupies the hole next to him.
A cluster of male Valley carpenter bees.
Extension apiculturist (emeritus) Eric Mussen holds a handful of male Valley carpenter bees.
This male Valley carpenter bee backed into its drilled hole to keep warm.
Myths and gifts... When the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts its open house from 1...
Robbin Thorp with two of the books he co-authored. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Take a photo of a bee--any bee--and then look it up in the newly published California Bees and...
A long-horned male bee, Melissodes robustior, on the leaf of a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bees 'n blooms. Blooms 'n bees. Add "California" to it and you have California Bees and Blooms: A...
A honey bee and yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenski, share a coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp with a copy of the book. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A bee is a bee is a bee is a bee. 'Cept when it's a fly. Lately we've been seeing lots of images...
Drone fly, Eristalis tenax, sipping nectar from a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The "H" is easily seen on the drone fly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Drone fly heads for another blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)