Friday, 7 March 2014

First Bees of 2014

Another one of the gems of Oxford is the Botanic Gardens ( and on Saturday 1st March seemed it seemed we weren't the only ones to enjoy what was possibly the first warm day of the year.
A honeybee was collecting pollen from some of the snowdrops that were still flowering.

And the early flowering Hellaborus were attracting several bufftailed bumblebees queens who may have just emerged from hibernation