Long-horned Bee

By | September 5, 2022

The Long-horned Bee have unusually long antennae – hence the name “long-horned”.

Males frequently take naps when suspended on plant stems by their jaws.

Long-horned Bee
Long-horned Bee

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R5
  • Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM

Technical:

  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: August 18, 2022 (09:44 A. M.)
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Aperture: f8
  • Shutter speed: 1/800
  • ISO: 2500 (Auto)
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Animal Eye Single Point Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: +1/3 EV
  • Focal Length: 500 mm

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