It’s the middle of February in Houston, and the wildflowers are already in full bloom. The bees are so busy they don’t even notice you getting in close for a portrait. This bee looks like he’s just reporting to work in the morning and indeed they were working hard.
Watch out wandering in the tall grasses and flowers though. There are ant mounds down under there. They were not happy at all with me stomping around. Ah well… It was worth it.