On July 10, Sue posted Bird Brains maintaining that birds do have different characters – which I definitely agree with.
Taking things a step further I now wonder if bees have different characters too. I have just met a bee with attitude.
I must admit that it is really “bee time” over here and I am having plenty of models to take photographs and identify (hopefully).
Usually they pay little attention to me and I have to follow their movements as they visit the flowers but this one seemed curious of the camera.
Luckily I had my trusty assistant on hand to photograph my friendly bee.
She was certainly not camera shy but had not quite got the idea of posing in an alluring position on a colourful flower.
Tired of posing she seemed up for a game of hide-and-seek. I think she has the advantage over me for this game.
I thought it was time for my trusty assistant to borrow my camera which was equipped with my Macro lens to see if we could get a close up.
I think she is Anthidium manicatum but I am not too sure about her species name.