Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - pollinatorBrochure
These beautiful Metallic Bees are very common although
you may not notice them as they are only 3/8 of an inch
long. Four species of this tiny bee occur in the United
States. These solitary creatures make their curving nests
in the rotting logs and stumps of deciduous forests. De-
forestation and habitat fragmentation have dramatically
decreased their populations. This bee is a feeding gener-
Often seen at dusk and mistaken for a hummingbird, this
30 miles an hour! The Hummingbird Moth has the ability
same time each day.
D e s i g n e d b y
S h a r o n M u c z y n s k i
An informational brochure on five
common pollinators of Georgia
photo credit: Vicki DeLoach photo credit: Ken King
in the aster family. In contrast to the brilliantly colored
ratically in open gardens and pastures. The American
Painted Lady is usually active through much of the year
host plants eaten by the caterpillar include many species
The Ruby-throated Hummingbird is the Southeast’s only
bird gets its name from the gorgeous iridescent red throat
of the male hummingbird.
This the most common bumble bee in the Southeast.
Contrary to popular belief, this bee is quite docile and
traviolet nectar guides, directing incoming bees to pollen.
plants to release their pollen. Bumble Bees are the only
Eastern Bumble Bee
photo credit: Ken Pomerance/ MrClean Photography