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Bees and wasps

June 3, 2011

There is a lot going on around us all the time, we just rarely bother to notice.

For example……………….

My bumblebees are back this year; this is fortunate since last year they were the pollinator workhorses behind the fence.

On shallot flowers (note the fly? in the second pic).

I have a lot of different types of wasps patrolling the garden; they fantastic predators and are constantly working deep into the leaves to gather their dinner.

I noticed this fellow on my garden clipboard:

So what is he up to? Remember the “fly” on the shallot flower?

Mmmmm a lunch of fresh fly:

I may not have the critters properly ID’d, feel free to correct me…..

That’s it for today.

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