Posts Tagged: honey bee
Have you ever seen a freeloader fly trying to sneak a meal? Since it's Friday Fly Day--and the...
A praying mantis and freeloader flies dining on a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a freeloader fly, family Milichiidae, probably genus Desmometopa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Freeloader flies invite themselves to dinner--a spider's dinner. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Remember the alarm, the anxiety and the agony when news first surfaced about colony collapse...
Close-up image of cells in an abandoned hive; colony collapse disorder suspected. Note the bee antenna near the center. And the mold. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
One of the slides in Eric Mussen's presentation on colony collapse disorder.
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen briefly explained colony collapse disorder in this slide.
In this slide, Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen explained what sparked the colony collapse disease fury.
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen detailed final thoughts about colony collapse disorder in this slide.
Oh, the patience of a crab spider. It lies in wait on the Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola,...
A crab spider on a Mexican sunflower is ready to ambush prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The crab spider scuttles back and forth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee, seeking nectar and pollen, lands on the Mexican sunflower, unaware of the predator. It quickly buzzed off. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A sneak peak at a couple of Solano County Fair entries...think insects! The COVID-19 pandemic...
Heather DeGroot of Vallejo, coordinator of the McCormack Hall exhibits, Solano County Fair, shows a watercolor by Richard Laswell of Rio Vista that depicts three dragonflies. In back is an oils-acrylic butterfly by Ashley Workman of Vallejo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Heather DeGroot displays an image of a syrphid fly and honey bee, the work of 17-year-old Matthew Agbayani of the Vaca Valley 4-H Club, Vacaville.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Talented artist Iris Mayhew of American Canyon entered these pieces in the Solano County Fair. She drew inspiration from her safari in Kenya. Her work will be displayed June 16-19 in McCormack Hall. She'll be depicting monarchs and Gulf Fritillaries next. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Syrphid flies are often mistaken for honey bees. Here a fly shares a blanketflower (Gaillardia) with a jumping spider, unaware of its presence. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It was a honey of a ride. My inaugural Bug Squad blog on Aug. 6, 2008 dealt...
In this image, taken Aug. 1, 2008, Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen (left) talks to vanpool driver Keir Reavie, head of the Biological and Agriculture Sciences Department at Shields Library, about the bees that "hitched" a ride on a commuter van traveling from El Cerrito to the UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen holds out his hand as the bees gather. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)