Today 5th July 2013 at Oats Royd. Bees from home at Holmfield jamieharrop2013-07-05T20:26:00+01:00July 5th, 2013|0 Comments Dog Rose Japanese Rose – Rosa rugosa Dead Mole Front foot close up Bees in cop These bees flew in whilst in cop. They stayed like this for 20 minutes then flew off separately. Any comments re the bees?Thanks Steve for the Rosa I.D. No Comments Steve Blacksmith July 7, 2013 at 9:36 pm - Reply "in cop" is that an entomological term for copulating? Never heard it before.The second rose is Rosa rugosa, (Japanese Rose.) They have the huge, sometimes up to c. 3cm wide fruits (hips) that Greenfinches often peck into and hollow out the seeds. Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Don't subscribe All Replies to my comments Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.