Not sure if this small carpenter bee was trying to help dig his or her fellow pollinator out of the wooden tomato stick or was building a nest, but neither moved from this position the entire day.
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Patio Life is exhibiting at the Griffin Gallery at WinCAM, located at 32 Swanton Street in Winchester.
The exhibit features over 20 large format reproductions of insects, the Patio Life book, a 4 x 6 foot map and identification guide of where over 60 insects were photographed in the back yard.
If you plant it – they will come!
Kids are welcome!
The Griffin Gallery at WinCAM
32 Swanton Street
Order: Ants, Bees, Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees (Apidae)
Genus: Small Carpenter Bees (Ceratina)