A Bee Named BOB with Elaine Sedgman

If you missed our author talk with Elaine Sedgman, you can still check out some videos of the remarkable Osmia lignaria, or Blue Orchard Bee, here!

This one shows the development of a baby (larva) BOB.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8u3h7GmgQw

Part 2 of BOB’s development is spinning a cocoon. Watch it here using time lapse photography.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us3xFUvtKD4

And finally, here’s a great video showing how BOB builds cells for all of her larva with enough pollen to feed them while they grow from larva to bee!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7Sv8e4qn60

If you want to read more about BOB, find A Bee Named BOB at the library!

 

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