Blue-banded bees in Vale Park

Video of a Blue-banded bee (Amegilla spp) visiting Annual Bulbine Lilies (Bulbine semibarbata) in Adelaide garden, South Australia. Video recorded 1st November 2015. Yes, it is pollinating the flowers – by headbanging at 350 times per second (buzz pollination)! To see this buzz pollination in incredibly slow motion, see this video on the ABC website here.

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