Carpenter bee nest

Carpenter bee nest

Z345/0679 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.2MB

Downloadable file size: 6.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Carpenter bee nest. Holes in rotting wood formed by nesting Xylocopa caffra carpenter bees. The carpenter bees (Xylocopa sp.) do not make honey. Instead, they feed their young on a mixture of dry pollen and nectar. They are called carpenter bees because they excavate their nest burrows in rotten wood. Photographed in Betty's Bay, South Africa.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: africa, african, animal, bee, betty's bay, biological, biology, carpenter bee, colony, entomological, entomology, fauna, hole, holes, insect, insecta, invertebrate, invertebrates, nature, nest, pest, rotten, rotting wood, south africa, south african, tree, wildlife, wood, wooden, xylocapa caffra, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.