All Bee Species and other insects found in Ecuador Loja, South America and South Africa found and photographed and habits recorded.
(click on the photo or headings to view) View all the posts and information on the species of bees and other insects that forage on flowers and learn about their life cycle and their habits. Plenty of photos to view as well.
Species of Bees
Honey Bees have different species and live in beehives and produce honey.
Recorded are rescues and honey robbing as well as recipes made with honey as well as amazing healthy natural honey remedies for ailments and daily health.
Bumblebee species found in Ecuador and their habits and life cycles shown with photographs. Different species recorded and also noted and photographed.
Leafcutter bees that were found in Ecuador and photographed on flowers foraging for food as well as caught making nest with leaves.
Native bees that were found in Ecuador, some different colors and varies sizes. Blue or green or dark. To identify the species.
Sweat Bees in all different metallic colors. They are very small and not defensive, but great pollinators.
Their life cycle and habits are explained and photographed.
Mason bee of Ecuador.
We record their life cycle and habits as well as photos of them foraging on flowers.
A Carpenter Bee Species caught pollinating the important passion fruit flowers. Also recorded the bee making a nest and some that hatched.
This metallic green Orchid Bee friendly bee was found visiting often and its life cycle and habits are recorded with plenty of photos.
The Stingless Honey Bee on this page gives information (Tetragonisca angustula) and photos, which we found in Vilcabamba, Loja, Ecuador. So tiny compared to the honey bee. learn more about this bee.
The Bee Fly, mimics a bee for protection while foraging for nectar and pollinating. Other orchids mimic bees to attract them learn more.
Also some other bugs and butterflies on flowers foraging. Beautiful striped insect forage on flowers, tiny white black jack flowers, foraging for nectar.