This photo essay tells it own story of two pollinators on a very small stage in a endless meadow of summertime flowers. This little sweat bee is enjoying a pollen and nectar snack on a beautiful summer day. Along comes a small carpenter bee to see what’s so sweet on this pretty little flower. The two bees dance a little duet on a very small … Continue reading Dancing a Duet on a Daisy
Cellophane bees like 70% of solitary bees nest underground and often receive a bum rap due to confusion with ground nesting yellow jackets. Yellow jackets are not bees but wasps and like most wasps are predators preying on insects. In addition, yellow jackets are social insects (like honeybees and bumble bees) living in hive and are on high alert to serve and protect the single … Continue reading Cellophane Bees at Work!