Common insect
Creatures

Bees

Bees are a flying insect which live in colonies called hives and collect nectar from flowers.

There are bees in Weasley's garden during Bill and Fleur's wedding (DH8).

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Notes

“Dumbledore” 18thC Eng. word for ‘bumblebee.’ Rowling says she wanted to associate his name with bees because she imagines him wandering around the castle humming to himself.

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Tags: black flight yellow

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