How Bees see the world - Ultraviolet

Bees see the world a little differently to us, using a mix of ultraviolet (UV)…

Some great examples here:

And here:

Ultraviolet part of Bee Vision (UV, blue, green) video showing how we would look like to a bee.

Well, the Rudbeckia flower is UV bright on the outside and dark on the inside of course, I mixed that up, sorry for that :wink:

An example video:

Whilst the following video doesn’t show exactly how a bee sees these objects you can see how a mix of UV in a bees vision will dramatically effect which parts of the items are more interesting.

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