Take a look at the links below for lots of information about bees.
This site contains information about bumblebees, honey bees and solitary bees specifically, including information about life cycles, gardening for bees, conservation issues, as well as various articles and snippets of general 'bee information' which will hopefully answer some of your questions, such as 'do bees sleep?' and 'how far do bees fly?'.
However, if the links below do not provide what you are looking for, please try the search bar, or check the navigation bar (left).
What do bees eat?
Bees eat nectar and pollen, but there are some interesting exceptions
Do bees sleep?
If so, how do we know?
How do honey bees make honey?
Honey bees are the only insect which creates a food eaten by humans as well as themselves. But how do amazing honey bees do it?
Do bumblebees make honey?
People love bumblebees, but do they make honey too?
Why are bees awesome and important?
Well here are 10 reasons for a start!
How Far Do Bees Fly?
What is the foraging range of bees? How far will they fly to gather nectar and pollen, and thus pollinate our food crops.
Bees are extremely important pollinators. Estimations vary, but it is often quoted that bees pollinate a third of the food we eat. Bees pollinate in different ways: for example, some collect pollen on their legs, others on their abdomens.
Links to lots of information about the bee genus Bombus.
About Honey Bees
Links to lots of information about Apis mellifera.
About Solitary Bees
Links to lots of information about the some of the more common solitary bee species.
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