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Our bee hotel is zooming! This is a central view of our newly born bees already working in our bee hotel. Belgium,Geotagged,Osmia cornuta,Spring Click/tap to enlarge

Our bee hotel is zooming!

This is a central view of our newly born bees already working in our bee hotel.

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  1. Looks like a very productive one! There's lots of really bad bee hotels on the market, a recent study showed. Yours looks excellent though. Posted one year ago
    1. It is from Natuurpunt. I think the same as Vivara sells. The bees like it :-) Posted one year ago
  2. Awesome! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks and also for adding the bee couple to the list of Wild Love :-) Posted one year ago
      1. You're welcome! Thanks for sharing :) Posted one year ago
  3. The hubby and I have plans in the works for making insect hotels for our land! We can't wait to get started! Your bees look so happy! Posted one year ago

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''Osmia cornuta'', the European orchard bee, is a species of bee in the genus ''Osmia'' found in southern and central Europe, north to Belgium, and the southern parts of the Netherlands. The first record of this bee in Great Britain occurred in 2017. They are of the solitary type; they do not live in colonies in hives like bumble bees and honey bees. They lack the pollen baskets on their hind tibiae; they do not produce honey, but they do use the pollen and nectar to stock their nests when they.. more

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Uploaded Apr 8, 2018. Captured Mar 25, 2018 12:30 in Leuvensestraat 5, 3051 Oud-Heverlee, Belgium.
  • SP-820UZ
  • f/4.5
  • 1/400s
  • ISO80
  • 4mm