A Coupla Beez

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  1. MarkB1

    MarkB1 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Stingless bee foraging in the garden. They are about 10mm long.

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    Carpenter bee. Female digging out the nest of a soft wood branch, tossing the shavings.

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    Later in the year. A male residing in the nest the female dug, too fast for more than this. At least an inch long.

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