I photo'd the Bumblebee in the summer of 2004 in Oregon. It was feeding on Butterfly Bush- Buddleia.
Red-Tailed Bumble Bee on Autumn Crocus 2005
The sunflowers have been a huge draw for them this year. :)
Bee Condo - Abandoned Bird's Nest under a Sugar Maple tree May 19th Portland, OR
New Tenants - Red-Tailed Bumble Bee (Bombus ternarius)
New Tenants 1 - Red-Tailed Bumble Bee (Bombus ternarius)
New to my garden August 2009. Orange Belted Bumble Bee. Photo by Terri Vandenhende (me).
Colorado, June 3, 2010 Photo by William Brown
My guys are much more red than orange, but I'm told they are Bombus Ternarius