Green metallic bee
Halictid bees are a small colorful bee I see all summer, usually in circumstances that make photographing them difficult. I saw this one on a cool, cloudy spring day:
The cool day meant this bee just sat there for a few minutes instead of racing around, clouds reduced the reflective highlights from the brilliant metallic body. They’re quite small, I had to use a 2xTC with a macro lens to get this close. After a few minutes it crawled off to hide from me, and I packed up the camera gear.