Robert Thompson / Four spotted chaser (Libellula quardrimaculata) Montiaghs Moss NNR, Aghalee, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, June.
Steve Downer / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) fast motion of bee collecting pollen from begonia flower and flying lies off. Birmingham UK. September.
Juan Carlos Munoz / Honeybee (Apis melifera) visiting Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) in lavender fields, Valensole Plateau, Alpes Haute Provence, France, July.
Cyril Ruoso / Giant humming bird (Patagona gigas) feeding from Queen of the Andes (Puya raymondii) flowers, Cordillera Blanca Massif, Andes, Peru, November.
Pascal Pittorino / Mining bee (Andrena) male and female mating on flower, Var, Provence, France, April.
Pascal Pittorino / European honey bee (Apis mellifera) collecting pollen and nectar from Borage (Borago officinalis) Var, Provence, France, March.
Alex Hyde / Peacock butterfly (Inachis io) feeding on Goat Willow catkins (Salix caprea), an important food source for pollinators in early spring. Peak District National Park, UK. April.
Lynn M Stone / Painted lady butterfly (Vanessa cardui) on Montauk Daisy, Madison, Connecticut, USA.
Dong Lei / Mrs Gould's sunbird (Aethopyga gouldiae dabryii) male hanging upside down and feeding from Chinese wild peach (Prunus davidiana) male blossom, Kawakarpo Mountain, Meri Snow Mountain National Park, Yun...
Andy Sands / Mining bee / Little flower bee (Anthophora bimaculata) taking nectar and pollen from Common fleabane (Pulicaria dysenterica) flower, with pollen covered scopa, Surrey, England, UK. August. Highly comm...
Nick Upton / Slow motion clip of a Meadow brown butterfly (Maniola jurtina) and a Gatekeeper butterfly (Pyronia tithonus) nectaring on Saw-wort flowers (Serratula tinctoria), with a Silver-washed fritillary (Argyn...
Nick Upton / Close up view of a Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea) nectaring on a Field scabious (Knautia arvensis) flower, with another trying to court with it, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Nick Upton / Slow motion cllip of a Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea) nectaring on a Creeping thistle (Cirsium arvense) flower, with another trying to court with it, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Nick Upton / Close-up of a Dark green fritillary (Argynnis aglaja) nectaring on a Greater knapweed (Centaurea scabiosa) flower and flying off, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Konrad Wothe / Long-tailed hermit (Phaethornis superciliosus) nectaring from a flower, Panguana Reserve, Huanuca Region, Peru.
David Woodfall / Buff tailed bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) on Marsh Woundwort (Stachys palustris) North Wales, UK, July.
David Woodfall / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) on Fleabane (Erigion eriginousus) Newport Marshes Reserve, Gwent, Wales, UK. August.
Jussi Murtosaari / Geranium Argus butterfly (Plebejus eumedon) feeding on Wood Cranesbill (Geranium sylvaticum) northern Finland, June.
Paul Harcourt Davies,Paul Harcourt Davies / Apollo butterfly (Parnasius apollo) feeding on flower, Mount Terminillo, Rieti, Lazio, Italy, July 2011
Stephen Dalton / Honeybee (Apis mellifera) flying to Globe thistle (Echinops), controlled conditions.
Chris Gomersall / 2020VISION / Worker honey bee (Apis mellifera) feeding on nectar of Borage (Borago officinalis) flower in conservation margin at RSPB's Hope Farm, Cambridgeshire, UK. May
Chris Gomersall / 2020VISION / Buff-tailed bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) on field poppy (Papaver rhoeas) showing fully laden pollen sacs, RSPB Hope Farm, Cambridgeshire, UK, May
Fergus Gill / 2020VISION / European Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) with pollen sacs flying towards a Scentless mayweed (Tripleurospermum inodorum) flower in order to feed, Perthshire, Scotland, UK, July. 2020VISION Exhibition. Did...
Ross Hoddinott / 2020VISION / Hoverfly (Syrphus ribesii) feeding on Common ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) flower, Arne RSPB reserve, Dorset, England, UK, August. Did you know? Hoverflies can fly at up to 40km per hour, but only in sh...
Chris Gomersall / 2020VISION / Buff-tailed bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) worker feeding on nectar from a Scorpionweed (Phacelia tancetifolia) flower in a conservation margin, Hope Farm RSPB reserve, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, Ma...
Chris Gomersall / 2020VISION / Buff-tailed bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) worker alighting on a Scorpionweed (Phacelia tancetifolia) flower in a conservation margin in order to feed, Hope Farm RSPB reserve, Cambridgeshire, England,...
Nick Upton / 2020VISION / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) foraging on Pink asters (Aster novae-angliae) in garden, Wiltshire, England, UK, September. Did you know? A honey bee will travel six miles or more on a single foraging flig...
Nick Upton / 2020VISION / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) hovering near Snowberry flowers (Symphoricarpos sp.) in Parade gardens park, with city buildings in the background, Bath, England, UK, June
Nick Upton / 2020VISION / Queen Hornet (Vespa crabro) feeding on Knotweed flower (Persicaria bistorta "superba") in garden, Wiltshire, England, UK, May . Property released.
Nick Upton / 2020VISION / Queen Red tailed bumblebee (Bombus lapidarius) feeding on Yellow tree peony (Paeonia ludlowii) flower in garden, with house in the background, Wiltshire, England, UK, April . Property released.
Sven Zacek / Small Skipper Butterfly (Thymelicus sylvestris) feeding on flowers. Estonia, Europe, June.
Diane McAllister / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) approaching a red poppy (Papaver rhoeas) in a small meadow of wildflowers. Nevada, USA, July
Nick Upton / Hoverfly (Myathropa florea), using proboscis to feed on pollen from anthers of Ivy flowers (Hedera helix). Wiltshire garden, UK, September
Visuals Unlimited / Sweat Bee (Halictus sp) on a composite flower coated with pollen, New Hampshire, USA