Bee, (fr. abeille): is always represented flying, with wings extended, and generally upwards, and this is sometimes expressed by erect, but more correctly en arriere, i.e. flying away from the spectator. The Hornet also occurs on one coat.
Azure, three bees volant erect or--BYE.
Azure, three bees volant en arriere argent--BYE.
Sable, a chevron between three bees volant erect argent--SEWELL.
Azure, on a fesse argent a bee volant arriere sable--DE VERTHON.
Or, on a bend azure, three bees volant argent--BUTTERFIELD.
Gironny of eight ermine and gules, on each of the last a bee volant argent--CAMPBELL, Gargamock.
Sable, a hornet argent--BOLLARD.