As we have shared before, we have a bee hive in the back yard that Adam keeps. It has been an interesting experience to watch them thrive, grow, swarm, hive split, regrow and when the bees get old, eventually die. The lifespan of a worker bee in the summer months is as short as a few weeks.
In late August and September we start to find dead and dying bees around the porch. Most the time they are missing a wing but this little lady made it to our back door before she passed and we were luck enough to spot her before a dog or bird did.
Adam spent an afternoon exploring her with light and the results are beautiful.