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Hm… It`s strange that on the same kind of a plant ( I presume) bees have different colors of pollen.
I.e. I see the dark blue pollen ( or black even) on a bell heather on my picture,

while on yours it`s a “creamy” alike, same as on a ling heather on mine :

Oh sorry. Yours is not bell heather like mine. I presume yours is Erica heather ( [FONT=&quot]as it has black edging around pestle, visible from outside. While bell heather hasn`t).[/FONT]
 
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Daffodil

Well, this is a first for me!
Not a very good picture......sorry
 

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On the willow this weekend - is it spring yet?
 

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Only one or two terminal flowers out on the Japanese willows. Pussy willow has weeks to go yet.
 

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Pollen ID?

Checked my inspection board after 2 weeks in ( one varroa - woohoo).

Along with loads of cappings and the odd bee leg there were lots of( a few dozen) dropped pollen loads in various shades of mustard and yellow(willow, hazel probably?) - lots of a muddy light green one - which I tentatively identified as goat willow; and one mysterious load of pink - baby's bottom pink at that. Any ideas?
 

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IIRC, I think Mark lost them during a database/server change a while back.
 

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