PHOTO: Harvest season for bees

By Nicholas Johnson | Jul 19, 2017
Photo by: Nicholas Johnson

A bumblebee harvesting pollen at the Mukilteo Community Garden lands on lavender flowers in search of more.

The bee sticks out its tongue, or proboscis, to mine the tiny flowers for pollen to add to its already rather full pollen baskets, or corbicula, on its hind legs.

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