Bee BehaviourBubbling Bees Buzz Pollination

With the surging interests in our Australian native bees, there is much to see and appreciate with their behaviours. From their different nesting habits, how they pollinate (buzz pollination) and gather pollen/nectar, bubbling, resting and sleeping.

Please bear with us as we research and write up this section.

"Bubbling" Amegilla chlorocyanea © Gary Taylor
“Bubbling” Amegilla chlorocyanea © Gary Taylor
New Golden-browed Resin Bee (Megachile aurifrons) emerging from the nest, Alice Springs, NT
New Golden-browed Resin Bee (Megachile aurifrons) emerging from the nest, Alice Springs, NT
Amegilla (Asaropoda) bombiformis (Teddy Bear Bee) © Marc Newman
Resting Amegilla (Asaropoda) bombiformis (Teddy Bear Bee) © Marc Newman

Footnote & References

  1. Images and content contribution by Gary Taylor, Western Australia
  2. Images © Marc Newman, Flickr, https://flickr.com/photos/koolbee/albums

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Bee BehaviourBubbling Bees Buzz Pollination