Kōrero: Beekeeping

Collecting pollen

Collecting pollen

While gathering nectar, honeybees also collect pollen, which sticks to their leg hairs. This bee has pollen-laden ‘baskets’ on its legs.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 6 June 2006
Photograph by Glenn Jeffrey

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Beekeeping - Bee activities and communication', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15745/collecting-pollen (accessed 26 November 2020)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008