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I saw about 3 dozen bees today at my beehive. They had pollen on their head but nothing at all in the little baskets.

What does this mean?

Actually every bee I saw was like that - nothing in the little baskets.
 

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Did the pollen make the bees look like they had tiny mohawks? Jewel weed flowers (shaped like orchids) are structured to dust the bees head with pollen when they are going for nectar. I've seen them go for pollen as well, but they hang upside down for best access to the pollen.
 
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