Doing a bumblebee survey for http://www.pnwbumblebeeatlas.org/
Driving on NF-6413 going to Elk Flats trailhead. (Google Pixel cellphone photo)
What appears to be a B. bifarius male.
A bee fly (Bombylius ?) feeding on nettleleaf horsemint (Agastache urticifolia)
A cobalt blue butterfly
Where I set up in the shade. (Google Pixel cellphone photo)
A wind and temperature meter HoldPeak HP-866B. (Google Pixel cellphone photo)
A bumblebee in a glass vile to chill it on ice so that it's easier to work with. (Google Pixel cellphone photo)
Looking towards the Wallowa mountains from an amazing viewpoint.
Crossing the Grande Ronde river. (Google Pixel cellphone photo)
A sedated bee to make photographing and identifying them easier.
Possibly B. flavifrons? I am a newbie at this and not good at IDing yet!
Camera Equipment list:
Canon 100mm 2.8 Macro (Original Version)