• Nancy Ann

Female Honey Bee Guarding The Hive


Guarding the hive and queen

Honey bees begin their work as a member of her colony from the first moment she chews off the wax cap of her cell and emerges. One of the jobs they perform is a guard. They will hang upside down in the opening and look for unwanted guests to appear.




Female Guard Bee

2020 The Honey Bee Portrait