Nocturnal floral visitors of bulbs

Travis O
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 14:45:09 PDT
Last week I went out into the garden at night with camera and flashlight. I photographed some insects nectaring or feeding on the pollen of some bulbs and put the pics on my blog.
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I am hesitant to call them "pollinators" because they may not be effectively serving as such. Instead, I refer to insects who imbibe nectar or eat pollen or other floral resources as "floral visitors". Floral visitors may also be attracted to flowers, of Narcissus for example, for the shelter or warmth.
Hope everyone is doing well, and I hope the snow is thawing in the East!

-Travis OwenRogue River, OR 		 	   		  

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