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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by skyblue, Apr 10, 2011.


  1. skyblue

    skyblue PetForums VIP

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    i think its a honey bee anyway

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  2. piggybaker

    piggybaker PetForums VIP

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    no its not a honey bee the eyes are to big that is more fly like. I have a honey bee pic somewhere.. i will try and find it. great pic though,, what camra you got.
     
  3. Vampyria

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    Oooh! Its actually not a honey bee but a very very good impersonation of one! Its actually a fly :D Bees/wasps have two very distinct black eyes, while flies (like this one) have much larger eyes and are very rarely black.
    Honey Bee:
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2c/Bee1web.jpg

    Very nice photo, though :D I love the last one - can see all the detail of its eyes!

    Ooops, sorry for cross-post.
     
  4. piggybaker

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    this is a newly hatched one from our hive,
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    as you can see the dinamics are completely different
     
  5. skyblue

    skyblue PetForums VIP

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    ok...thanks......time to contact lordv:D
     
  6. rob158

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    looks like some sort of drone fly,
    lordv should know whatever it is.
     
  7. skyblue

    skyblue PetForums VIP

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    you know of lordv?
     
  8. rob158

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    Yes I know of him but not personally, he's a flickr contact and also on wild about britain.
     
  9. babycham2002

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    Weirdly I hate that it is a fly impersonating a bee :mad: :confused:
     
  10. Waterlily

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    love your pics :)
     
  11. skyblue

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    lordv says its a dronefly hoverfly:D
     
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