The USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab has posted hundreds of incredible high resolution macro photos of bees and other insects to Flickr. The images, taken by Sam Droege, are part of the lab’s mission to survey America’s native bee species. Here are five very interesting bee faces (plus one cricket.)
I know you’ll want to see many more. Here’s the Flickr page.
Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the award-winning EarthSky radio series almost since it began until it ended in 2013. Today, as an EarthSky.org Editor, she helps present the science and nature stories and photos you enjoy. She and her husband live in Tennessee, where they enjoy guitar playing and singing. They have 2 grown sons.