The weather has been kind and what available forage is around is getting used but i do not think it is enough to get them up to winter strength on its own so i am still topping the feeders up..it is good to see them still taking various coloured pollen in though..here is what i seen them working today Balsam is added to the list but i don't know where it is so i could not get a picture..
This is in the Mint family so i have been told..the bees have a fairly big patch of it to collect there delights..
Dahlia..not sure about nectar but it produces lots of dark orange pollen..
Sunflowers that have been scattered by the birds from the garden feeders..i witnessed the proboscis firmly embedded into the flower head so i would say nectar was available..not sure on the pollen ..
This is a huge patch of Snow berries..i have never seen pollen collected from these but the bees have there heads firmly tucked into the flowers in big numbers so it certainly produces Nectar..