Tue 29 Apr 2008
This huge bumblebee (toramaru-hanabachi) was flying around taking nectar and pollen from dead nettles. I’m very happy with the shot of the bumblebee in flight.
Interesting site: UK Natural History Museum “Bombus Project” Bumblebees of the world
Bumblebee = toramaru-hanabachi
Location: Near the lake above Yokoyama Village (Google map)