Honey Bee: Most Honey Bees are reddish brown and black, with orange-yellow rings on the abdomen. Their head, antennae, and legs are black. They have crowded, soft hair on the middle part of body. Honey bees have 6 legs, 2 compound eyes made up of thousands of tiny lenses, 3 simple eyes on the top of the head, 2 pairs of wings, a nectar pouch, and a stomach | Photo courtesy: Flickr Under creative commons license.-
"A rare image of a larger Bumblebee visiting a Tulip fosteriana ‘Sweetheart’ flower, and struggling to escape! Tulips were one of the four plant groups discussed in Michael Pollan’s book ‘The Botany Of Desire’ which explained these plants’ global success as a result of appealing to a single animal species – man. In our garden, insects rarely visit tulip flowers, and in part this mismatch between human aesthetics and insect preferences gave me the idea for this section of the blog"