Spider predators

Spider predators

   More small critters! Tiny spiders go after tiny summer mason bees and other insects.        

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Predation by woodpeckers on Galiano island

Predation by woodpeckers on Galiano island

 Frank wrote yesterday:  Hi Margriet .. am forwarding an email (in mauve below) with images that I recently distributed to all the folks on my “Bee…

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Chickadees are predators of mason bees

Chickadees are predators of mason bees

Hi Margriet, I took the images of the Quicklock trays in the Highrise that have popped open. As you can see there are a few…

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Spiders eat bees

Spiders eat bees

Hello Margriet. This is my second year with a mason bee nest. When I cracked open my corn plastic stack to clean my nest last…

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Ants- watch out!

Ants- watch out!

Check out your mason bee homes every now and then, and make sure you do not have a line of ants crawling towards the bees’…

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Pink grub inside nests

Pink grub inside nests

Harvesting cocoons from Corn Quicklock trays is fun.  You open two pieces of interlocking trays and you see what is inside.  Every row tells its…

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