September 16, 2005 – Bees on Peaches

One of our peach trees has some overripe fruit and they are a magnet for the honeybees.
peach on bee

The bees are swarming all over the fruit – I’m not sure what the attraction is – whether they are getting moisture, sugar water for themselves or material to make honey – if anybody knows what they may be using it for, let me know!