Red mason bee ♂︎
-Ornithogalum umbellatum-

Last update: 24 January 2022
OBSERVATION:
2020-IV-16

A Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis syn. Osmia rufa) male foraging for nectar on Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum). A rather unique observation as the flowers of this plant are almost never visited by insect, at least during daytime.

Red mason bee ♂ (Osmia bicornis syn. Osmia rufa) on Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum)

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