1. Video of an Eastern Cicada Killer tending the entrance to her nest alongside my driveway.

    For more on this species, see my blog:
    flatbushgardener.blogspot.com/2009/08/sphecius-speciosus-eastern-cicada.html

    # vimeo.com/73575051 Uploaded 31 Plays 0 Comments
  2. Rather than entering the Hosta flower from the front, and pollinating it, this Common Eastern Carpenter Bee, Xylocopa virginica, pierces the base of the flower to reach the nectaries more directly, bypassing pollination.

    # vimeo.com/5867007 Uploaded 61 Plays 0 Comments
  3. # vimeo.com/229853041 Uploaded 9 Plays 0 Comments
  4. Large (< dozen individuals) nesting aggregation in the front yard of a neighbor.

    # vimeo.com/228066698 Uploaded 15 Plays 0 Comments
  5. Observed in a neighbor's front yard, aka CK Central

    # vimeo.com/226301855 Uploaded 4 Plays 0 Comments

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