Solitary Bee species in Ecuador. Solitary bees are not the same as social bees, as the females don’t rely on help to bring up the young.
Blue Mason Bee
A Native Blue Bee on Cosmos flowers in South America Ecuador. A sunny day produced a number of bees found on cosmos, as well as this blue bee.
Who Lives in Bee Hotels. Bee hotels are provided for bees to use as breeding places by cavity-nesting solitary bee species.
Bee Species In Ecuador, found in our home gardens. Amazing how many species are foraging on flowers and some small and larger.
How to Identify a Bee, key things to look out for as there is many insects that mimic bees. Therefore a few basics are named with photo’s.
The Blue Bee Foraging on flowers, video slide show. Beautiful bee on the yellow cosmos flowers full of pollen. Face and body.