Nature

My Garden of a Thousand Bees

A story of surprise and revelation. A wildlife cameraman spends his time during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown filming the bees in his urban garden and discovers the many diverse species and personalities that exist in this insect family.

My Garden of a Thousand Bees

53m 13s

A story of surprise and revelation. A wildlife cameraman spends his time during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown filming the bees in his urban garden and discovers the many diverse species and personalities that exist in this insect family.

Previews + Extras

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    My Garden of a Thousand Bees - About

    S40 E1 - 30s

    A story of surprise and revelation. A wildlife cameraman spends his time during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown filming the bees in his urban garden and discovers the many diverse species and personalities that exist in this insect family.

  • Busy Bee Builds an Intricate Fortress: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Busy Bee Builds an Intricate Fortress

    S40 E1 - 2m 49s

    This construction of grass stems takes bee architecture to new heights. The Red-Tailed Mason bee, nicknamed the Tent-Making bee, has solved the problem of other bees breaking into her nursery and it starts with a shell.

  • Monster Bee Defends his Territory and his Mate: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Monster Bee Defends his Territory and his Mate

    S40 E1 - 2m 53s

    There is a new bee out in the garden, and he is a "monster." This male Wool Carder bee will mate with any female and chase away any male that comes into his territory.

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    Bee Mating Ritual Caught on Camera

    S40 E1 - 2m 7s

    In the "bee highway," male bees search for female bees to mate with. When this male bee spots a female, he becomes transfixed and does a bit of a dance.

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