Big Bumble Bees in Upper Lunch Meadow & Bumbler on Moraine Ridge


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 27 September 2016

Big Bumble Bee in Upper Lunch Meadow

Emigrant Wilderness-Stanislaus National Forest

Sept 2, 2010

About 9200 feet of elevation,
above Mosquito Pass trail junction.

 Bumble Bee approaching Brown Bear Pass on the Tahoe to Yosemite Trail in the North Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.

Trail Guide Information

Backpacking Map
Relief Reservoir to Brown Bear Pass backpacking map

Trail Guide Page
Relief Reservoir to Brown Bear Pass Trail Guide

I like bees.

 

Bee encountered on Moraine Ridge
After hiking down Jack Main Canyon.
Observed Friday June 30, 2013

Bumble Bee Moraine Ridge, Yosemite National Park.

About 8550 feet on Moraine Ridge, ironically near "The Beehive."

Note the dude is working the probiscus, which looks like it's bending in pursuit of a small salt crystal. I figured I was cool with the bumbler getting his salt fix, as I was fascinated with the pollen pouch and its general design.

Come on in and let me take a closer look at you!

Map
Lower Jack Main Canyon Backpacking Map 

Trail Guide Page
Lower Jack Main Canyon Trail Guide 


 

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