Monday, May 15, 2017

A Pollen-Eater

I went out to water my garden the other morning and as usual was greeted by my giant sunflower and the busy bees foraging for breakfast on it's surface. There was one girl in particular that we couldn't help but focus on- she stuck around long after the others left, completely absorbed in her systematic search for nectar, and totally covered in pollen. Luckily she lingered long enough for me to run back into the house and grab my good camera, and here's what I got for my trouble:

Henry said, "I guess they should be called pollineaters instead of pollinators!" What a goofball... but he has a good point! Just look at all that pollen!

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