Smallest Bee I’ve Ever Shot

This isn’t the greatest picture that I’ve ever posted. But it’s really worth seeing. I think it’s a sweat bee – and a metallic one at that. It’s way smaller than a grain of rice – see the second pic with a scale in it – maybe 3mm or so if that. Almost impossible to see as it was navigating the tiny blossom.

Here’s a copy/paste from Wiki re the names of the plant:
Centranthus ruber, the red valerian, spur valerian, kiss-me-quick, fox’s brush, devil’s beard or Jupiter’s beard…

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