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Pollen Collection


Pollen Collection
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Copyright: james dwyer (jdwyer264) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 40 W: 68 N: 22] (219)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-07-01
Categories: Nature
Camera: Nikon D-70s, Nikkor 18-70mm 1:3.5-4.5G ED DX
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-09-23 7:27
Viewed: 1297
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This bumble bee was hard at work collecting the pollen from these Delphiniums. As a bumblebee sucks nectar, pollen rubs off on its legs which become involuntary pollenators.
*According to 20th century folklore, the laws of aerodynamics prove that the bumblebee should be incapable of flight, as it does not have the capacity (in terms of wing size or beat per second) to achieve flight with the degree of wing loading necessary, and yet, not being aware of scientists proving it cannot fly, the bumblebee succeeds. enjoy.


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Hello James! Beautiful blue flovers. I like the photo. Ciao! Lili

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