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beeb
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Joined: 29 Apr 2016
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Location: Albany, WA, Australia

PostPosted: Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:51 am    Post subject: Strange strange! Reply with quote

I have just seen a bee on top of another larger bee that what looks to me as a drone mating with a queen on a mustard leaf...Now this goes against what I have read...I thought the queen flew up and mated in the air not statically on a leaf etc__...or am I seeing something different here??....I have a pic but tricky to post on here
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Adriaan
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Location: central Belgium

PostPosted: Sat Oct 08, 2016 7:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Beeb,

There is no telling what that is without the picture and even then...
One of the things that comes to mind is a predator and its prey or that it is indeed a mating couple that somehow got stuck and fell to the ground.

I was initially surprised by the thought of a mating queen, as the season here is over, but then I saw you are in Australia.

friendly greetings

Adriaan

ps.

I too have troubles posting pictures but I am goinig to try today
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beeb
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 08, 2016 10:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Adriaan wrote:
Hi Beeb,

There is no telling what that is without the picture and even then...
One of the things that comes to mind is a predator and its prey or that it is indeed a mating couple that somehow got stuck and fell to the ground.

I was initially surprised by the thought of a mating queen, as the season here is over, but then I saw you are in Australia.

friendly greetings

Adriaan

ps.

I too have troubles posting pictures but I am goinig to try today


Hi Adriaan..If you work out the process of postng a photo can you talk me through it please and I´ll post the pic I have
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Adriaan
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 08, 2016 8:52 pm    Post subject: posting pictures Reply with quote

Hi Beeb,

I am sorry but I didn't manage to uppload pictures today. Maybe the moderator can help us out?

Friendly greetings

Adriaan
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trekmate
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Posting photos - have a look at http://www.biobees.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=906
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