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Dennis vanEngelsdorp's Snapshots

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  1. a blurry duck

    Snapshot Title: a blurry duck
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Ziegeleiweiher in Wettswil
    Image Owner: Markus Leutwyler



    Description:

    out of focus but still there



  2. lilypads

    Snapshot Title: lilypads
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Ziegeleiweiher in Wettswil
    Image Owner: Markus Leutwyler



    Description:

    monet would be happy



  3. A coot?

    Snapshot Title: A coot?
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Ziegeleiweiher in Wettswil
    Image Owner: Markus Leutwyler



    Description:

    a sleeping bird maybe a coot?



  4. Honey Bee Forager

    Snapshot Title: Honey Bee Forager
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Roof Top Hive Oroville CA
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This forager had pollen stuck to its legs but not enough energy to get it to the hive.



  5. leaf rolling

    Snapshot Title: leaf rolling
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Freeway over Nature, Vienna, Austria
    Image Owner: www.svoboda.photography



    Description:

    insect larave



  6. A turtle

    Snapshot Title: A turtle
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Freeway over Nature, Vienna, Austria
    Image Owner: www.svoboda.photography



    Description:

    sunbathing



  7. Boat

    Snapshot Title: Boat
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Feather River at Feather Falls Overlook
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Boat in the Feather River



  8. Marginal cell

    Snapshot Title: Marginal cell
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    The marginal cell is the cell that looks like a long oval. This is the cell closest to the tarsal claws( the dark brown section in the snapshot)



  9. Ocelli

    Snapshot Title: Ocelli
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    On the top of the head you can see two of the three ocelli. This photoreceptor assist in the bees navaigation to forage.



  10. Tegula

    Snapshot Title: Tegula
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    The part in the center of the snapshot is the tegula



  11. Scutellum

    Snapshot Title: Scutellum
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Scutellum



  12. Pronotum

    Snapshot Title: Pronotum
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Thorax or Pronotum



  13. AFB Larvae

    Snapshot Title: AFB Larvae
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Vegitative state of AFB



  14. Punctured Cappings

    Snapshot Title: Punctured Cappings
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This shows a puntured capping by a worker bee so that the dead larvae may be removed from the cell. When an AFB infected larvae dies millions of spores are released. The workers pick up this infection...



  15. Sunken Cappings

    Snapshot Title: Sunken Cappings
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Notice the sunken brood capping due to the death and shrinkage of the larvae.



  16. Emerging Worker

    Snapshot Title: Emerging Worker
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Final Day of Healthy Bee Frame Progression
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This little one is just about to emerge!



  17. Emerging Workers

    Snapshot Title: Emerging Workers
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Healthy Bee Frame Progression Day 7
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Although it is a little out of focus, this shot shows emerging workers bees.



  18. Phantom Bee

    Snapshot Title: Phantom Bee
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Chalkbrood Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    While the image was being caputred there were a few bees crawling on the frame. Because of the movement the bees showed up looking eery, almost ghost like.



  19. Young Brood

    Snapshot Title: Young Brood
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Healthy Bee Frame Progression Day 6
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Here young larvae cells are present, not mature enough to be capped.



  20. Swollen Larvae

    Snapshot Title: Swollen Larvae
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Chalkbrood Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This shows a swollen larvae before it becomes hardened and resembles chalk.



  21. Chalkbrood 'Mummy'

    Snapshot Title: Chalkbrood 'Mummy'
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Chalkbrood Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This cell shows what is known as a chalkbrood mummy. Chalkbrood is a fungal disease that is caused by the fungus Ascophera apis. It is fairly common and seen in stressed or weak colonies, affecting on...



  22. Worker Bee

    Snapshot Title: Worker Bee
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Chalkbrood Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    When this frame was taken from the hive a few bees were relauctant to stay behind.



  23. Uncapped Brood

    Snapshot Title: Uncapped Brood
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Healthy Bee Frame Progression Day 5
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This snapshot shows brood ready to be capped.



  24. Uncapped Brood

    Snapshot Title: Uncapped Brood
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Bee Frame Progression Day 4
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    In day 4 of the pregression fram you can see there are more cells of uncapped brood than the previous two days.



  25. Last Pollen Cell

    Snapshot Title: Last Pollen Cell
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Bee Frame Progression Day 4
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This appears to be the only cell that still holds pollen.



  26. Pollen

    Snapshot Title: Pollen
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Healthy Bee Frame Day 3
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    The pollen shown in the 2 previous days is still in the cells on day 3.



  27. Uncapped Brood

    Snapshot Title: Uncapped Brood
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Healthy Bee Frame Day 3
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This snapshot shows uncapped brood in various stages.



  28. Fly

    Snapshot Title: Fly
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Healthy Bee Frame Day 3
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    While I was in the process of capturing the image, two curious flies kept landing on the frame as you can see in this snapshot.



  29. Hatched Drone Cells

    Snapshot Title: Hatched Drone Cells
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Healthy Bee Frame Day 3
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Here you can see that the drone cells from the previous two days have completely hatched.



  30. Emerging Drone

    Snapshot Title: Emerging Drone
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Healthy Bee Frame Day 2
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This is one of two drones that emerged while the frame was in the lab overnight. Later in the day a drone cell next to this one emerged.



  31. Pollen

    Snapshot Title: Pollen
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Healthy Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Collected honey bee pollen stored in cells.



  32. Pollen

    Snapshot Title: Pollen
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Healthy Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Collected honey bee pollen stored in cells



  33. Drone Cells

    Snapshot Title: Drone Cells
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Healthy Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Capped drone cells



  34. Uncapped Larvae

    Snapshot Title: Uncapped Larvae
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Healthy Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    healthy, uncapped honey bee larvae



  35. Elk

    Snapshot Title: Elk
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: The Grand Tetons
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Somewhere in this vicinity is where I could hear the elk bugling.

    Mike Andree



  36. Mount Shasta

    Snapshot Title: Mount Shasta
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Sundial Bridge Recreation Area
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Mt. Shasta



  37. 2 Stonefly exoskeletons

    Snapshot Title: 2 Stonefly exoskeletons
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Sundial Bridge Recreation Area
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    plecoptera



  38. Stonefly exoskeletons

    Snapshot Title: Stonefly exoskeletons
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Sundial Bridge Recreation Area
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Plecoptera exoskeletons



  39. Golf player

    Snapshot Title: Golf player
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Lake Tahoe the final leg...
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    person playing golf



  40. Driving golf balls

    Snapshot Title: Driving golf balls
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Lake Tahoe the final leg...
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Driving range



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