Bumble Bee

Backyard Nature in Sudbury

September 1, 2018

A bumble bee in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A bumble bee in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A monarch caterpillar in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A monarch caterpillar in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A downy woodpecker in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A downy woodpecker in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A common grackle in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A common grackle in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A monarch butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A monarch butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A mourning dove in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A mourning dove in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
Turkeys in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
Turkeys in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.

Sharon Tentarelli photographed a bumble bee, a monarch caterpillar, a downy woodpecker, a common grackle, a monarch butterfly, a mourning dove, and a family of turkeys near her home in Sudbury.

Bumble Bee in Framingham

July 25, 2018

A bumble bee in Framingham, photographed by Gerry White.
A bumble bee in Framingham, photographed by Gerry White.

Gerry White photographed this bumble bee in Framingham.

Nature at Farm Pond in Framingham

July 31, 2018

A blue dasher at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A blue dasher at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A bumble bee at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A bumble bee at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
Canada geese at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
Canada geese at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
An eastern pondhawk at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
An eastern pondhawk at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A Halloween pennant at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A Halloween pennant at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A northern flicker at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A northern flicker at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed a blue dasher dragonfly, a bumble bee, Canada geese, an eastern pondhawk dragonfly, a Halloween pennant dragonfly, and a northern flicker at Farm Pond in Framingham.

Nature at Tower Hill in Boylston

October 4, 2017

A banded woolly bear at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A banded woolly bear at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A bumble bee at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A bumble bee at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A cabbage white butterfly at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A cabbage white butterfly at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
An eastern chipmunk at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
An eastern chipmunk at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
An eastern chipmunk at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
An eastern chipmunk at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A clouded sulphur butterfly at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A clouded sulphur butterfly at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A green frog at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A green frog at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A honey bee at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A honey bee at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A painted lady butterfly at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A painted lady butterfly at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A painted lady butterfly at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A painted lady butterfly at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed a banded woolly bear, a bumble bee, a cabbage white butterfly, an eastern chipmunk, a clouded sulphur butterfly, a green frog, a honey bee, a monarch butterfly, and a painted lady butterfly at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston.

Bumble Bee at Grist Mill Pond

September 14, 2017

A bumble bee at Grist Mill Pond in Sudbury, photographed by Steve Forman.
A bumble bee at Grist Mill Pond in Sudbury, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed a bumble bee at Grist Mill Pond in Sudbury.

Insects in Boylston

August 11, 2016

A blue dasher at Tower Hill in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A blue dasher at Tower Hill in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A bumble bee at Tower Hill in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A bumble bee at Tower Hill in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A bumble bee at Tower Hill in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A bumble bee at Tower Hill in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
Grasshoppers at Tower Hill in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
Grasshoppers at Tower Hill in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A great spangled fritillary at Tower Hill in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A great spangled fritillary at Tower Hill in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A great spangled fritillary at Tower Hill in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A great spangled fritillary at Tower Hill in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed a blue dasher dragonfly, a bumble bee, grasshoppers, and a great spangled fritillary at Tower Hill in Boylston.

Backyard Nature in Sudbury

July 24, 2016

An eastern tiger swallowtail in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
An eastern tiger swallowtail in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
A bumble bee in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
A bumble bee in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
A great golden digger wasp in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
A great golden digger wasp in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
A spicebush swallowtail in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
A spicebush swallowtail in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
A spicebush swallowtail in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
A spicebush swallowtail in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
A turkey in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
A turkey in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
Turkeys in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.
Turkeys in Sudbury, photographed by Dave Longland.

Dave Longland photographed an eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly, a bumble bee, a great golden digger wasp, a spicebush swallowtail butterfly, and a family of turkeys in Sudbury.

Insects in Wayland

July 21, 2016

A monarch caterpillar at SVT's Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland, photographed by Jesse Koyen.
A monarch caterpillar at SVT's Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland, photographed by Jesse Koyen.
A bumble bee pollinating blue vervain at SVT's Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland, photographed by Jesse Koyen.
A bumble bee pollinating blue vervain at SVT's Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland, photographed by Jesse Koyen.
An eastern pondhawk at SVT's Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland, photographed by Jesse Koyen.
An eastern pondhawk at SVT's Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland, photographed by Jesse Koyen.

Jesse Koyen photographed a bumble bee on blue vervain, an eastern pondhawk, and a monarch caterpillar on swamp milkweed at the SVT's Greenways Conservation Area.

Greenways North Field Habitat Restoration

August 27, 2015

A sweat bee on New England aster at Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland, photographed by Rich Couse.
Purple lovegrass at Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland, photographed by Rich Couse.
A cabbage white at Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland, photographed by Rich Couse.
A honey bee and a beetle on tall white aster at Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland, photographed by Rich Couse.
A European skipper on spotted joe-pye weed at Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland, photographed by Rich Couse.
A bumble bee on New England aster at Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland, photographed by Rich Couse.
Sudbury Valley Trustees has been working to restore a portion of the Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland to a native wildflower meadow. Thanks to the hard work of volunteers and staff, the wildflowers are blooming in their first season. Even better, they are being visited by multiple and diverse pollinators, as seen in these photos taken by SVT's Habitat Management Specialist, Rich Couse. Learn more about the Greenways north field habitat restoration efforts.

Nature at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury

September 14, 2014

A ruby meadowhawk at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A bumble bee at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A black-capped chickadee at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed a black-capped chickadee, a bumble bee and a ruby meadowhawk at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury.

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